Aoibhinn meets writer Colum Mc Cann and musician Pól Ó Braonáin who have collaborated on a song called Transatlantic, based on Colum’s novel of the same name and featured on Clannad’s new album Nadur. Listen >Read More
One of Ireland’s best known writers, his novel, Transatlantic was long listed for the Man Booker Prize in 2013, while Let the Great World Spin won the National Book Award in the US.
His novels and collections of short stories frequently appear on best seller lists around the world. Colum McCann has just published his latest collection of short stories Thirteen Ways of Looking and he joined Sean in studio.Read More
Colum with Pat Kenny on RTE Radio1 (Irish radio) May 20, 2013Read More
“What I was most interested in was not so much Philip Petit but the people who were on the ground, the people who walk the sort-of little tightrope of our ordinary everyday moments,” McCann says. The reactions of McCann’s main characters to the stunt range from gripping fear that the tight-rope walker will fall, to…Read More