St. Patrick's Day

Find some luck of the Irish this St. Patrick's Day.

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Lucky Charms and St. Patrick's Day

20:18 MINS

Patricia Lyons explains the history of St. Patrick's Day.

Patricia Lyons explains the history of St. Patrick's Day.

    Antonio Sacre, Leprecano

    58:23 MINS

    On today's episode, enjoy stories and conversation with author, storyteller and performance artist Antonio Sacre.

    On today's episode, enjoy stories and conversation with author, storyteller and performance artist Antonio Sacre.

    The Real St. Patrick

    14:53 MINS

    Guest: Lisa Bitel, PhD, Professor of History and Religion, University of Southern California St. Valentine, St. Nicolas, St. Patrick—all historical figures whose lives have become the stuff of legends. But as with all legends, the story we pass down usually outgrows the facts. When it comes to St. Patrick, well, he wasn’t even Irish.

    Guest: Lisa Bitel, PhD, Professor of History and Religion, University of Southern California St. Valentine, St. Nicolas, St. Patrick—all historical figures whose lives have become the stuff of legends. But as with all legends, the story we pass down usually outgrows the facts. When it comes to St. Patrick, well, he wasn’t even Irish.

      How the Irish Shaped History

      52:48 MINS

      From Hercules Mulligan to Vietnam War heroes, the Irish have changed history around the globe.

      From Hercules Mulligan to Vietnam War heroes, the Irish have changed history around the globe.

      Lisa’s Adventure Club: Blarney Castle

      13:39 MINS

      Paul O'Sullivan discusses Blarney Castle.

      Paul O'Sullivan discusses Blarney Castle.

      Irish Dance

      23:23 MINS

      Tina Shelley discusses the history and practice of Irish dance.

      Tina Shelley discusses the history and practice of Irish dance.

        The New Time Ensemble: Celtic Trio

        52:47 MINS

        Graduates from the University of Limerick in Ireland play traditional Irish tunes with porch-jamming earthiness.

        Graduates from the University of Limerick in Ireland play traditional Irish tunes with porch-jamming earthiness.

          Slops

          56:51 MINS

          On today’s episode, enjoy the following: "The Swimming Hole" by Donald Davis “Slops” by Pam Faro “Green Market” by Rick Huddle “Mole in the Ground” by Doug Elliott

          On today’s episode, enjoy the following: "The Swimming Hole" by Donald Davis “Slops” by Pam Faro “Green Market” by Rick Huddle “Mole in the Ground” by Doug Elliott

          Leprechaun

          16:28 MINS

          Tune in for a one of a kind conversation with an Irish mythological creature.

          Tune in for a one of a kind conversation with an Irish mythological creature.

            Hippo Love Story

            56:33 MINS

            On today’s episode, enjoy the following: Story Kickoff: “Conner and the Leprechaun” by Fran Yardley Story Spotlight: “Malawian Hippo Love Story” by Sheila Arnold Storytime: “Calling Out A Rising Sun” by Sean K. Buvala “The Three Dolls” by Betty Ann Wylie “Just One More Story” by Willy Claflin Radio Family Journal: Giraffes

            On today’s episode, enjoy the following: Story Kickoff: “Conner and the Leprechaun” by Fran Yardley Story Spotlight: “Malawian Hippo Love Story” by Sheila Arnold Storytime: “Calling Out A Rising Sun” by Sean K. Buvala “The Three Dolls” by Betty Ann Wylie “Just One More Story” by Willy Claflin Radio Family Journal: Giraffes

            St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

            16:43 MINS

            How to enjoy the holiday in the middle of the week

            How to enjoy the holiday in the middle of the week

              S1 E5: Black Mamba

              56:50 MINS

              Stories about snakes, missing bicycles, and leprechauns

              Stories about snakes, missing bicycles, and leprechauns

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