North And South - Travels Along The Irish Border

Four programmes in which writer Colm Toibin traces the meandering border that divides the Republic of Ireland from the North.

How is the fragile peace affecting the many villages which straddle the divide, and the ancient border towns like Enniskillen?

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19971001]

Four programmes in which writer Colm Toibin traces the border dividing the Republic of Ireland from the North. How is the fragile peace affecting the towns and villages which straddle the divide? 1: The Freedom of the City. The journey begins on the west coast, picking up the border near Londonderry. Producer Anthony Denselow

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971001]

Unknown: Colm Toibin

Producer: Anthony Denselow

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971008]

Four programmes in which Colm Toibin traces the border dividing the Republic from the North. 2: Villages on the Verge of the Nervous Breakdown. The journey continues from Castlederg to Belcoo. Producer Anthony Denselow

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971008]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971015]

In four programmes, writer

Colm Toibin traces the border that divides the Republic of Ireland from the North. 3: Boglands. Toibin arrives in the lakelands of Fermanagh. Producer Anthony Denselow

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971015]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971022]

In his final programme, writer Colm Toibin visits the hills of Armagh. Producer Anthony Denselow

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971022]
01The Freedom Of The City19971001

Four programmes in which writer Colm Toibin traces the meandering border that divides the Republic of Ireland from the North.

How is the fragile peace affecting the many villages which straddle the divide, and the ancient border towns like Enniskillen?The journey begins on the West Coast of Ireland, picking up the border in the great city of Derry.

02Villages On The Verge Of The Nervous Breakdown19971008

The journey continues from Castlederg to Belcoo.

03Boglands19971015

The lakelands of Fermanagh.

04 LAST19971022

The hills of Armagh.