Meitheal Mara: At the Heart of Cork Harbour (Radio)




START DATE RADIO DOCUMENTARY Mon 18th March- 22nd March 2pm Daily


This a 5 part documentary series that explores how the art of traditional currach building in Cork contributes to, and has an impact on the lives of many diverse groups within Cork City and harbour area. Boatbuilding and training in boatbuilding and rowing are central to what Meitheal Mara does as a charitable community organization.

This documentary was made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority Of Ireland (BAI) and looks at how it is important to recognize that our heritage and culture can be preserved and maintained through the creation of such community-based initiatives that link our past with our present.

Each programme will run as part of a 5 x 40-minute series starting March 18th @ 2.00pm each day

Tune into 93.1 Life FM or Log on to

To celebrate the Life Long Learning Festival Meitheal Mara are ¬†also having an Open Day to celebrate the Life Long Learning Festival It’s from 11:30 to 3:00 Friday 22nd March

A currach building demonstration will be on show or learn to get involved in the Ocean to City Race 2013