Classic Collection

Five short stores from IRELAND.

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20050417

Short stores from Ireland. 1/5. Gaeglers and the Greyhound, by Walter Macken. When a local entrepreneur decides to buy a greyhound, things don't go according to plan at all. Read by David Kelly.

20050424

2/5. The Triangle: By James Stephens. Five short stories from Ireland. Mrs Morrissey's predictable life with her husband takes an unexpected turn when her cousin comes for a visit.

20050501

Short stories from Ireland. 3/5. The Bull Buyers, by Bryan MacMahon. Peter approaches a widow intent on buying an animal, but finds himself entering into a strange transaction.

20050508

Short stories from Ireland. 4/5. A Red Petticoat, by Liam O'Flaherty. When there's no food to feed her large family, Mrs Deignan stoops to desperate measures to obtain provisions.

20050515

Short stories from Ireland. 5/5. Dousie O'Dea, By John B Keane. Nothing can persuade a former mortician to come out of retirement - until the ultimate challenge arises.

AR01Gaegler's And The Greyhound2004101120050417

by Walter Macken: When a local entrepreneur decides to buy a greyhound, things don't go according to plan at all.

AR01Gaegler's And The Greyhound2004101120050417

by Walter Macken: When a local entrepreneur decides to buy a greyhound, things don't go according to plan at all.

AR02The Triangle2004101220050424

by James Stephens: Mrs Morrissy's predictable life with her husband takes an unexpected turn when her cousin comes for a visit.

AR02The Triangle2004101220050424

by James Stephens: Mrs Morrissy's predictable life with her husband takes an unexpected turn when her cousin comes for a visit.

AR03The Bull Buyers2004101320050501

by Bryan MacMahon: Peter approaches a widow intent on buying an animal, but finds himself entering into a strange transaction.

AR03The Bull Buyers2004101320050501

by Bryan MacMahon: Peter approaches a widow intent on buying an animal, but finds himself entering into a strange transaction.

AR04A Red Petticoat2004101420050508

By Liam O'Flaherty

When there's not a bite left to eat in the house to feed her large family, Mrs Deignan stoops to desperate measures to secure them provisions.

Read by Marion O'Dwyer.

AR04A Red Petticoat2004101420050508

By Liam O'Flaherty

When there's not a bite left to eat in the house to feed her large family, Mrs Deignan stoops to desperate measures to secure them provisions.

Read by Marion O'Dwyer.

AR05 LASTDousie O'dea2004101520050515

By John B Keane.

Nothing can persuade a former mortician to come out of retirement - until the ultimate challenge arises.

AR05 LASTDousie O'dea2004101520050515

By John B Keane.

Nothing can persuade a former mortician to come out of retirement - until the ultimate challenge arises.