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Episode Transcriptions
Ep1: The Gaelosphere w/ Dòmhnall Uilleam Stewart

Deirdre Graham is joined by senior lecturer, Dr Dòmhnall Uilleam Stewart, who gives an overview of the historical events that impacted Gaelic song literature from the 17th to the 19th centuries.

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Ep2: Fuadach w/Margaret Bennett

Deirdre Graham is joined by folklorist and singer, Margaret Bennett, who shares a charming conversation about the songs and stories connected to emigration from Scotland.

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Ep3: Beinn Lì w/ Gilleasbuig Ferguson

Deirdre Graham is joined by lecturer and rare books collector, Gilleasbuig Ferguson. Together they comment on the events surrounding The Battle of the Braes in April, 1882.

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Ep4: Luaidh! w/ Rachel Newton

Deirdre Graham chats with singer, musician and activist, Rachel Newton about a couple of waulking songs that reveal injustices towards women, how women's voice was empowered, and what that means to performers today.

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Ep5: The Cèilidh House w/ Gillebride MacMillan

Deirdre Graham hosts a conversation with Gillebride MacMillan on the role of the cèilidh house as well as the unbroken chain of Gaelic song compositions.

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Ep6: Fear a' Choire w/ Kirsteen Graham

Deirdre Graham is joined by her mother, Kirsteen Graham, a Gaelic singer and tutor who steeped Deirdre in songs and stories from childhood.Together they share a couple of songs connected to Skye as well as the lore surrounding them.

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