Community Radio Youghal launched its brand new series Older Voices in Ballymacoda Hall on Friday last .
This brand new 12 part series starts on Monday the 7th of April at 6.15pm focusing on the lives of older people living in the Ballymacoda and Ladysbridge area. Their stories are told in their own voices.
In each episode the participant speaks about their lives growing up in Rural Ireland in the 1940’s and 1950’s and how things have changed over the years. It is a show filled with nostalgia and stories of a time long since passed.
In what will be an historic Oral history for the area, The programme was made under the Sound and Vision scheme in conjunction with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and with the assistance of the Ballymacoda & Ladysbridge Historical Society.
It was produced and presented by Orla Riordan and edited by Thomas O’Keeffe.
It will be broadcast each evening at 6.15pm starting on the 7th April and will run for 3 weeks Monday – Thursday.