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Night Night North West 

Night Night North West is a series of half-hour radio broadcasts of bedtime stories on Highland Radio, starting on Thursday 18 January 2018 at 7.30pm.

The programmes were recorded at library venues around the county, featuring various readers reading to pupils from local schools.

The first broadcast in the series features Laureate an nÓg PJ Lynch reading 'The Selfish Giant' by Oscar Wilde to pupils from Scoil Colmcille in the Central Library Letterkenny.

The series is designed to educate and inform but in a soft and informal way, where those present and those listening will get to experience and learn about Irish literature. Speaking about the project, Real Films Director, Alison Toomey said ‘Night Night North West is a bedtime story format which aims to use the power of oral tradition and the depth and strength of our literature, to explore themes of Irish culture, heritage and experience with the young people of Donegal. In doing so we will encourage, reading, literacy, debating and the process involved in creative thought.’

Why not tune in between 7.30 and 8pm on Thursday evenings and listen to a bedtime story suitable for all ages?


Schedule of broadcasts:

Date Library School   Reader Title of Book 
 18 Jan 2018  Central Library Letterkenny  Scoil Colmcille  PJ Lynch  The Selfish Giant
 25 Jan 2018  Bundoran Community Library  St McCartan's NS  Alison Toomey  The Bee-Man of Orn
 1 Feb 2018  Twin Towns Community Library  St Mary's NS  Marion Rose McFadden  The Sunbeam Path & the Dolmen Arches
 8 Feb 2018  Milford Community Library  Scoil Mhuire  Eoin McNeill  Did You See My Celebration?
 15 Feb 2018  Carndonagh Community Library  Scoil Mhuire Gleneely  Alison Toomey  Sinead the Dancer, Ribbit-Ribbit & No Shoes for Tom!
 22 Feb 2018  Buncrana Community Library  Scoil Íosagáin  Alison Toomey  Molly's Secret World
 1 Mar 2018  Leabharlann Phobail Ghaoth Dobhair  SN Gort an Choirce  Bernie Ní Dhuibhirb  Marita
 8 Mar 2018  Cross Border Mobile Library, Newtowncunningham  Moyle NS  Alison Toomey Amy's Wonderful Nest & The Little Black Sheep 
 15 Mar 2018  Central Library Letterkenny  Scoil Mhuire gan Smál  PJ Lynch  The Happy Prince










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