The Furey Family play 'The Maid of Mount Cisco' recorded at the Abbey Tavern in Howth, Co. Dublin.
- Title The Abbey Tavern
- 1st Broadcast 04/11/1963
- ContributorCiaran Mac Mathuna (Presenter)
- Clip Duration 00:01:58
- Material Type Video
- Series title Country Airs
- Clip title The Maid of Mount Cisco
- Extended description
Three members of the same family play a reel for the programme 'Country Airs'. The Furey Family play 'The Maid of Mount Cisco' at the Abbey Tavern in Howth, Co. Dublin. Ted Furey is on fiddle, and his sons Finbar on uilleann pipes and Eddie on guitar. The programme is presented by Ciaran Mac Mathuna.
The series 'Country Airs' was one of the first programmes on Teilifís Éireann (now RTÉ) to go on location to record traditional musicians. A television listing from the RTV Guide in 1963 states "Our Mobile Unit leaves the beaten track to bring you the music songs and dances of Ireland from places of unusual interest." The extract shown here is from the third programme in the series broadcast on 4 November 1963. The programme was filmed in the Abbey Tavern, Howth, county Dublin.
- Local keywords Traditional Music, Music, The Fureys, Ted Furey, Finbar Furey, Eddie Furey, Abbey Tavern, Howth, Ciaran Mac Mathuna
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic Arts and Culture
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1963
- Country of production IRELAND
- Original identifier P43/00063
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Black and White
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)