Episode 1.

Pancakes or Samba – This episode contrasts the traditional Irish way of marking the onset of Lent - Pancake Tuesday - with the much more festive parallel tradition of Carnival. Along the way the programme explores the Brazilian community in Dublin.

Episode 2.

From Myanmar to Mayo – Traces the journey of the Karen people from Myanmar, via a refugee camp in Thailand, to their new home in Castlebar, County Mayo.

Episode 3.

The Long Summer Evenings – Follows two Galway based Muslims during the Ramadan fast exploring how young adults balance the discipline of fasting with their busy modern lives.

Episode 4.

In Search of African Food – Travels to Dundalk to find out about African food in Ireland and its role in helping Irish families from African backgrounds connect with their cultural roots.

Episode 5.

Industrial Orthodoxy – Introduces the story of the Romanian Orthodox parish based in an industrial unit in Blanchardstown - taking the listener along to the Easter celebrations - where each family arrives with an elaborate food basket in preparation for an important religious and cultural ritual.

Episode 6.

Baking Away the Miles - Finds out how one Kerry based Polish family use traditional recipes and a passion for blogging to reduce the distance between Katowice and Kilorglin.

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