The Maid of Mount Cisco

EXHIBITION : MUSIC, SONG AND DANCE OF IRELAND

About this Item

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
  • Contributor
    Ciaran 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.

  • Information

    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
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Black and White
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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