Within a Mile of Dublin – Series 2 – episode 2

L to R: Grace Toland, Brian Doyle, Niamh Parsons, Ken Tuohy, Jim MacFarland

Within a Mile of Dublin: Songs and Tunes Live from the Irish Traditional Music Archive (itma) is a 3-part live radio broadcast from the history-rich surrounds of the Georgian home on Merrion Square of the itma. Join itma and Near FM for a series of a performances and interviews that focus on bringing the archival collections at itma to life. Here we present the series again as a listen again/podcast option.


Episode 2

The second broadcast of the Within a Mile of Dublin 2 series focuses on the The Inishowen and Góilín Song Collections, bringing together conversation, song, and music to show how living traditions continue to preserve and renew themselves.


  • Niamh Parsons, singer
  • Jim MacFarland, singer
  • Brian Doyle, speaker/archivist

Producer/sound – Paul Loughran, Sound Tech/ Research – Brian Doyle, Presenter/research – Ken Tuohy, Researcher – Maeve Gebruers, Floor Manager – Dorothee Meyer Holtkamp, Technical manager – Gay Graham, Production support – Gary Kirwan, Glen Caulwell.