Here In The Middle of The Glen Danny Houlihan's Irish Experience
Danny Houlihan‘s Irish Experience
by Danny Houlihan Historian Author Musician
1M ago
During the Penal times primitive churches were erected in secluded places such as glens, valleys and shorelines out of the eyeshot of the English Soldiers. Built sometimes of available material such as mud and in cases roofs of sod or straw or willow woven depending on the area and the material around the area that would have been suitable for use. Priests were being hunted down and hung the practice during the Penal Laws with lookouts being posted along ditches, hillsides and pathways to spot the approaching English Redcoats approaching with their horses.  Danny Houlihan in this episode ..read more
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The Landlord & The Fishermen of Ballyeagh Demonstration 1880 Danny Houlihan's Irish Experience Show
Danny Houlihan‘s Irish Experience
by Danny Houlihan Historian Author Musician
2M ago
The Landlord & The Fishermen of Ballyeigh Ballybunion. In 1880 there was a demonstration to highlight the attempt to embank or close of a section of the Ballyeagh Strand by the local landlord of Ennismore Lixnaw North Kerry. A huge demonstration took place on the famous mound on the Castle Green today where the band stand is located with thousands of people attending brass bands and speakers added to the occasion with the seaside town of Ballybunion exceeding numbers stated of 12,000. Danny Houlihan again trawls the old faded newspapers for details to throw a light once more on the event a ..read more
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Saint Patricks Day 2024 Danny Houlihan's Irish Experience Show
Danny Houlihan‘s Irish Experience
by Danny Houlihan Historian Author Musician
2M ago
Welcome once more to Saint Patricks Day and to all our Irish people living abroad  in the USA, Australia, Canada, England,Italy, France, Liam in Germany, and here in Ireland and to all my supporters of Danny Houlihan's Irish Experience and my members of the podcast series Have a Great Day and enjoy the parades and the music and culture that represents us here in Ireland. Danny will be out this year on the famous pipes in Causeway North Kerry another historical place which he will cover during the year. This episode looks back at our marine series with two famous ship wrecks the Sea Lark a ..read more
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Cillini Children's Burial Grounds Loughanes Lisselton & Kilmore Ballyduff Danny Houlihan's Irish Experience
Danny Houlihan‘s Irish Experience
by Danny Houlihan Historian Author Musician
4M ago
In this episode I travel inland from the Wild Atlantic Way Route to Lisselton to the town land of Loughanes in North Kerry and Kilmore Ballyduff Tralee County Kerry. These special places on the North Kerry Landscape I wanted to visit on my travels out on the Wild Atlantic Way its inner rote and its Inner Journey. This journey brings my show to a place which are many on the landscape of Ireland some are well known than and others some forgotten in time and practices by our people and that were put on people and our culture as a nation, a time when if a child was born during the years from the l ..read more
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Whiskey Galore Ballybunion 1833 Ship Wreck Danny Houlihan’s Irish Experience New Year Show
Danny Houlihan‘s Irish Experience
by Danny Houlihan Historian Author Musician
5M ago
Welcome to Danny Houlihan's Irish Experience Show New Years Episode, as a Wild Atlantic Way Champion I have kept the best episode to open the 2024 Season so sit back and enjoy the story the hidden history the Whiskey, the landlords, Old Dexter and his Coastguards, Holy Men, Sean Peadar O Chonochubhair and the events of the area and a bit of my Irish music combined that makes up  Whiskey Galore Ballybunion 1833/1834. In 1833 A violent storm erupted from the West as the SS City of Limerick under the command Captain Cooper and his brave crew made their way beyond the safe Shannon E ..read more
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Christmas Show 2023 Danny Houlihan’s Irish Experience Show
Danny Houlihan‘s Irish Experience
by Danny Houlihan Historian Author Musician
6M ago
Welcome to you all and to our Christmas Show this year which travels back on a number of our episodes fused with my music on my bagpipes to enhance the Christmas Spirit. The scenic banks of the Shannon Estuary in North Kerry Ireland on the Wild Atlantic Way is the starting place with a few tunes on the pipes, then I travel deep in land from the Wild Atlantic Way route to explore some rich areas of culture and hidden heritage. Abbeydorney, Gale,Killehenny and the Leathardan Walk are the places a part of our rich Irish Culture and heritage. So may I take this opportunity to wish you all a very H ..read more
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Kiltomy Lixnaw County Kerry Danny Houlihan’s Irish Experience Show
Danny Houlihan‘s Irish Experience
by Danny Houlihan Historian Author Musician
7M ago
In this short episode I visit another special place inland on the Wild Atlantic Way Route once more to a place steeped in history and lore, a place worth visiting along the route of the Wild Atlantic Way. A Place in the Ancient Kingdom of Kerry Kiltomy Graveyard Lixnaw County Kerry Ireland in the old barony of Clan Maurice. In this episode I relate my visit to Kiltomy,and its rich history of this special place in County Kerry Ireland ..read more
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Halloween The Ghosts of The Thetis Beale Danny Houlihan’s Irish Experience Show
Danny Houlihan‘s Irish Experience
by Danny Houlihan Historian Author Musician
7M ago
Wild Atlantic Way Champion Danny Houlihan takes us back to a night in 1834 along the Shannon Estuary when the ship the Thetis was wrecked off Beale Bar North Kerry Ireland and its history. This is a second in the series of the Thetis and covers the Ghostly story what was seen days and years after the wrecking of the ship. Ballybunion Podcaster and historian Danny Houlihan weaves his magic once more telling his areas own unique story a part of the Wild Atlantic Way coastline in Ireland. Today in Beale North Kerry Ireland a Wild Atlantic Way Discovery Point is marked with a history of this famou ..read more
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Kilmoyle Church Ruins North Kerry Danny Houlihan’s Irish Experience Show
Danny Houlihan‘s Irish Experience
by Danny Houlihan Historian Author Musician
9M ago
Wild Atlantic Way Champion Danny Houlihan travels out once more from his North Kerry Base and explores more of the rich history on the Wild Atlantic Way Route that makes up the Kingdom of Kerry. In this episode Danny travels inland from the coast to Kilmoyle in North Kerry Ireland and its old ruins and graveyard, a place not visited by many tourists on the tourist trail  but its history is unique as the old church site dates back to the time of the Early Christian period and its foundation by a female Irish Saint now long forgotten also a gold hoard of artefacts found during the 1900s bur ..read more
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Wethers Well and Saint Brendan Danny Houlihan’s Irish Experience Show
Danny Houlihan‘s Irish Experience
by Danny Houlihan Historian Author Musician
10M ago
Wild Atlantic Way Champion Danny Houlihan uncovers more history of North Kerry Ireland in Holy Wells Part 2 Hidden History. Welcome everyone in this months episode I traveled out once more from my North Kerry base on a July day an overcast day this time to a very special place in County Kerry Ireland, A place called Tobar Na Molt Wethers Well which has been associated with the Baptism of our Patron Saint of Kerry Saint Brendan the Navigator and two other local missionary's Bishop Erc who had a settlement there near Arfdert in Lerig and St Ita who was the foster Mother of Saint Brendan who acco ..read more
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