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Lyn Gallacher

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Flying Virtuosi

A tiny plane, loads of heart and the finest music in the most remote outback locations. Musician and pilot John Morrison flies world-class violinist Ian Cooper and virtuoso pianist Ambre Hammond around the top end of Australia.

Ships That Sail The Air

There’s a long tradition, or maybe many long traditions, of ships that sail the sky. They’ve been turning up in different parts of the world for around 1000 years. Two of these ancient magical vessels are particularly intriguing: the Broighter Boat from Ireland and the Ales Stenar from Sweden.

Counihan’s Cage

The story of Noel Counihan and his role in the ‘free speech’ fights is an important one because it continues to bring into focus our ideas of what constitutes an egalitarian society and what it means to have a ‘fair go’.

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