Famous NI Voices Lead Beautiful Meditative Land & Legends Audio Series
Tourism NI has launched an audio series of enchanting soothing stories from Northern Ireland, taking listeners on a leisurely journey through beautiful scenery, rich culture and extraordinary heritage.
Some of Northern Ireland’s top talent have been involved in the production of the four-part series, with actors Conleth Hill and Bronagh Waugh lending their voices to bring local terrains, tales and mythical stories to life.
As we all aspire to travel, Tourism NI offers the ultimate wheelchair travel experience from the comfort of your own home. These calming new audio originals are an opportunity for listeners to get away from it all and embrace Northern Ireland’s unique magical adventures, even for a short time, like a bedtime story or on a daily walk.
Designed to inspire discovery of the giant spirit of Northern Ireland, you can unleash your urge to travel and journey through the Narnia-inspired Morne Mountains and then the blossoming orchards of Armagh. Transport yourself to Fermanagh Lakes and the beautiful Sperrin Mountains to the walled city of Derry ~ Londonderry, the Causeway Coast Road, Belfast City and the Ards Peninsula.
Commenting on the soothing stories, star of the stage and the screen, best known for her role in Games of Thrones®, Conleth Hill said: “I was captivated by the beautiful stories from my home and it has been a great privilege. to tell them.
“They brought back nostalgic memories; I remember hearing about the myths and legends of Northern Ireland when I grew up in Ballycastle and finding them really fascinating. It was really special to be able to tell some of these stories as well as to describe the breathtaking landscapes that people can enjoy in this part of the world.
“There are so many hidden treasures here, many of which have brought me such comfort over the past year and I just hope these calming stories give listeners a chance to imagine themselves here too and hopefully him, to come back soon. ”
Born and raised in Coleraine and known for her roles in The Fall, Unforgotten, Derry Girls, Next Point of View for ITV and more, award-winning actress Bronagh Waugh said: “It was a real joy to be a part from the Soothing Stories of Northern Ireland, telling unique stories and describing the beautiful wonders of our land in a very moving way.
“When I get home I am always amazed at the new and unique experiences to be found here, but I also always enjoy visiting my old favorite places and returning regularly to Mussenden Temple, Dunluce Castle and of course a walk fast on Portstewart Strand to let the wild Atlantic air blow the cobwebs in. The stories were written and produced in such a calming and calming way, I hope listeners can truly relax, transport themselves to their own home. spirit in these landscapes and embrace the giant spirit of Northern Ireland, especially at a time when our travel is limited.
The stories were written by acclaimed author and travel writer Seth Linder from his home in Rostrevor, County Down. He has written several travel books, copies for countless heritage exhibitions, as well as numerous articles for publications such as Condé Nast Traveler Magazine, The Observer, Sunday Times and Independent on Sunday.
Tourism NI, Marketing Director Naomi Waite said: “At a time when people cannot experience this place on their own, we hope the soothing stories of Northern Ireland bring you a bit of our giant spirit, reminding people of the beauty of our places and heritage and of the truly unique experiences here. We take great pride in our tourism industry and our people who help make Northern Ireland such a special place. They have been at the heart of our remarkable journey to become a global destination.
“Northern Ireland has so much to offer to spark your giant spirit and we hope our stories inspire you to dig a little deeper and have more adventures here in the future. Our tourism industry will be ready to welcome you when it is safe to do so.
You can listen to all four of Northern Ireland’s Soothing Stories for free on the Spotify Discover Northern Ireland channel here:bit.ly/SoothingStoriesNI
For more inspiring places to visit in Northern Ireland, when it is safe to do so, visit www.discovernorthernireland.com. The giant welcome from Northern Ireland will be there for you when the time is right.
For more media information, please contact:
Fiona Hanna / Grace White / John Hooks, Jago
Phone. : 028 909 18420 / Email: [email protected]
Claire Hamilton, NI Tourism
M: +44 7823536177 / E-mail: [email protected]