The Irish sure know how to talk about anything and everything under the sun. We have an extensive audio archive on a wide variety of topics under the Audioboom platform. We’ll happily add in text, pictures and upload them to your preferred provider.
These audio files featured as both stand-alone audio clips and/or were used as part of one of our GPS audio tours playing as the visitor approached the point of interest.
We can conduct Skype interviews if interviewing you in person is not possible.
Enjoy excerpts of some of the best stories, anecdotes and tales, available to listen for free anytime. racontour has a wide range of audio files on everything from customs to idioms, anecdotes to recitations, mythology to folklore – mainly from Ulster, but plenty from beyond there too.
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Overwhelmed by the number of audio files we have? Ease yourself in with some of our favourites; some with extensive prose pieces to accompany the audio – you’ll find them in our Blog section.
Apparently, to be a proper smörgåsbord, you need to have both hot and cold dishes served; we think this eclectic list of all aspects of Ireland qualifies accordingly. It’s a work in progress as our back catalogue expands.
There are a host of noteworthy days in the calendar that have significance to the Irish going back to before Christianity came to Ireland.
The northernmost part of Ireland is a peninsula in County Donegal with a myriad of sights and sounds that will captivate. Here’s our audio version of the Inishowen 100 – a host of fascinating stories that we’ve gathered.
Customs & Superstitions
History & Heritage
Subjects I’ve been lucky enough to catch up on from people I’ve met in the five years I was back in Ireland from 2008.
Food & Drink
A doff of the cap to some literary greats, with maybe a bit of mischief thrown in for good measure.
Some humorous podcasts we enjoyed making.