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Meat Factory Ear Worms

You know how sometimes you just can't get a song out of your head? Radio producer Richie Beirne can sympathize.

2008 / Richie Beirne / The Curious Ear, RTE Radio 1, Ireland

You know how sometimes you just can't get a song out of your head? Radio producer Richie Beirne can sympathize.

Before finding the airwaves, he worked on the killing lines in meat factories around Ireland, and was plagued by a few "ear worms" that he just couldn't chase away. Now those songs vividly represent a certain time in his life, and as far as he can tell -- they always will.

Meat Factory Ear Worms was edited by Ronan Kelly.


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Richie Beirne

Richie Beirne (@RichieBukill) was born in the west of Ireland and has been has been working in radio for over ten years. He's produced several documentaries, features, and series, and worked across all parts of the RTE Radio 1 schedule.


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