Cork is the Lee Episode 2 - Source to City

By Littoral Space

Tracing the flow of the River Lee from its source in Gougane Barra to the outskirts of the city is the focus of this second episode. Interviews with local residents and business owners as well as people who are passionate about the river are combined to explore the upper river, considering the different spaces and stretches found along the way, including Lough Allua, Inchigeela, the Gearagh, the flooding for the Iniscarra Reservoir, and the Lee fields. The opening and closing music is composed and played by Claire Layton; the field recordings are made and edited by Vicky Langan ( and Richard Scriven, narration is provided by Ruth Harrington and Aisling White, and Joe Kiely gave production assistance. Cork is the Lee is co-created by geographer Dr Richard Scriven, with funding from Cork City Council's Local Heritage Grant 2019. This podcast is shared under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, which means you can remix, tweak, and build upon this work for non-commercial purposes, as long as you credit us and license your new creations under the same terms. Littoral Space webpage: Twitter: Instagram: Dr Richard Scriven tweets at:

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