Arts

Trad/roots: Lucie Périer's talent taps into legacy of postwar Irish hospital in Normandy

The town of Saint-Lô in Normandy was the scene of an unusual and little-known postwar link between Ireland and north-west France, a link that decades later has borne fruit in the form of the formidable musical talents of Lucie Périer

Lucie Périer whose parents organised Irish traditional music and dance events in France in the 1990s
Robert McMillen
SAINT-Lô is a town located in Normandy, France. During the Second World War it had become German headquarters and in 1944 was completely wiped out by US bombings. Ireland, which had remained neutral[...]

You have reached your limit of free articles

To read the full story

Registered users get 5 regular articles and 1 free Premium article per week.

 

 

Enjoy reading the Irish News?

Subscribe from just £1 for the first month to get full access

Arts

Today's horoscope

Horoscope


See a different horoscope: