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The Neighbours At 52

Two streets on the same line of latitude - one in Berlin, one in Enniscorthy ...

The Neighbours At 52

Weafer St., Enniscorthy, looking towards Vinegar Hill and Berlin
Weafer St., Enniscorthy, looking towards Vinegar Hill and Berlin

Weafer St. (pronounced 'wafer') in Enniscorthy and Rahel- Varnhagen-Promenad in Berlin are both on 52 degrees 30 minutes north of the Equator. Both run East-West.

This programme wanders along each street meeting passersby.

Enniscorthy Echo story on Captain Weafer - he died fighting in Sackville St. in Easter Week 1916

Rahel Varnhagen Wikipedia page - she was a German-Jewish writer who hosted a prominent salon

An Irish radio short documentary from RTÉ Radio 1, Ireland - Documentary on One - the home of Irish short radio documentaries

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