Dermot Crowley reads from the memoir by traditional Irish matchmaker Willie Daly. Telling tall tales of true love, this is a fascinating journey through modern rural Ireland and its recent past.
Abridged by David Jackson Young.
Episode 1: A star added just for the Waterboys theme tune
Episode 2: Willie is inducted into the family business by his grandfather.
Episode 3: How the cultural and social changes of the 1960s began to impact on life in rural Ireland.
Episode 4: Willie’s father made his last match a month before he died – finding a wife for his son.
Episode 5: A salutary tale warning against messing with the path of true love.