“Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103

We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information on this Sunday evening’s programme – 31st Oct. 2021 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

Where The Road Takes Me – Sunday 31st Oct.

The history of brewing in Cork is a two part programme which concludes this Sunday evening at 7 on C103.

There is particular emphasis on Beamish and Crawford, a brewery that John Greene discovers was a plucky underdog, rather than a serious contender.

Coming up this week…………. 

Alcohol abuse at the beginning of the 20th century – a time to decrease its strength.

Beamish and Crawford are forced to deal with the problems associated with two World Wars, a War of Independence and a Civil War.


Beamish and Crawford close their West Cork Bottling Plant in Bandon in 1967 with the loss of many jobs. We will meet some of the former workforce. 

The history of brewing in Cork – Part 2 – this Sunday evening at 7 on C103.

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