Collecting local folklore in Letterfrack, Co. Galway with a view to preserving the material and broadcasting it on local radio.
'Súil Thart' presenter Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill visits the Connemara West Centre in Letterfrack, County Galway, which houses several community initiatives include a FÁS (Foras Áiseanna Saothair) scheme to collect local folklore. Project director Erin Ní Ghiobúin explains that they have applied for a radio licence and are building up a collection of local material while they wait.
Inside the studio, Bob Charlton and Roz Coyne are working on a programme about the deaths of unbaptised babies. In studio Erin Ní Ghiobúin records an interview with Molly Fitzgerald from Carna.
Chuaigh Molly Fitzgerald go Meiriceá lena cara nuair a bhí sí on-óg. Déanann sí cur síos ar an dturas agus cad a tharla ina dhiaidh sin sa mhír seo.
Good Irish girl, he said. Off you go.
This edition of 'Súil Thart' was broadcast on 26 May 1990. The reporter is Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill.
Connemara Community Radio began legally broadcasting as a community-based and run radio station on 1 July 1995.