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Padraig O Duinin was interviewed regarding vanished channels of the River Lee. He explains the origins and development of Meitheal Mara, the disappearance of traditional fishing canoes and the history of traditional boats. He discusses traditional…

Pádraig Ó Duinín and Harry Moore speak about the community boatyard in Crosses Green Cork city which Pádraig founded and which continues to build and repair traditional irish boats including naomhógs or currachs as well as other boats.
The people…

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Pádraig is one of the founders of Meitheal Mara and the Ocean to City race

Pádraig says he grew up in Coolcower, Macroom on a peninsula between the rivers lee and Sullane. He says it had a formative influence on his life. His father was a bus…

John and Tomás talk about boats and boat-building, about the gleoiteog, leath bhád, naomhóg and púcán.
The replacement of canvas with modern fibreglass. A revival of interest in traditional boat-building. The tradition was dying out in the…
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