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Egyptian Wonder

The story of four elderly Irish nuns who live, work and pray in Egypt.

Documentary maker: Colette Kinsella

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Documentary-maker: Ronan Kelly

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Egyptian Wonder

Collette Kinsella spends time with four elderly Irish nuns who have been living in Egypt for several decades.

She learns about growing mangoes, making wine, how to avoid a midnight eviction, the mosque across the road, mobile phone reception in the desert, and much more besides.

Compiled and presented by Colette Kinsella

Production Supervision Ronan Kelly

First Broadcast Sunday 13th January 2008

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