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The Railway Children


The Railway Children

The Railway Children is presented by Ursula Ledwith, and produced & edited by Amanda Gunning, with sound by Kyle McCallan.

The Railway Children a 5-part radio series which tells the history of the railway in Athlone, as well as the stories of the railway workers and their families. In episode 1, presenter Ursula hears about the early days of the railway, how steam trains work, and she visits Cliff, Tommy, and Dick from the Irish Steam Preservation Society.

We will be presenting the 5 episodes over the coming weeks.



Filetype: MP3 - Size: 4.37MB - Duration: 19:05 m (32 kbps 44100 Hz)

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