Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh at Christmas 1982

EXHIBITION : BEFORE THEY WERE FAMOUS

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A visit to Ráth Cairn, Co. Meath encounters a twelve year old Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh.

  • Title
    Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh Age 12
  • 1st Broadcast
    25/12/1982
  • Contributor
    Pádraic O Catháin (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:00:27
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    Fáilte
  • Clip title
    Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh at Christmas 1982
  • Extended description

    Padraig Ó Catháin reports for the programme 'Fáilte' from the Gaeltacht town of Ráth Cairn, Co. Meath where he speaks to school children about Christmas.

    A native Irish speaker, Bláthnaid went on to present many programmes in Irish and English including Echo Island, The Afternoon Show, Charity ICA Bootcamp, the Today Show and Ireland's Search and Rescue.

    Bláthnaid also reports from the St. Patrick's Day parade in Dublin each year. In 2013 Bláthnaid made her television acting debut in the series 'Crisis Eile' on TG4.

  • Information

    This episode of 'Fáilte' was broadcast on Christmas Day 1982 and was titled 'I Rath Cairn Faoi Nollaig' translated as 'Christmas Visit to Rath Cairn'.

    'Fáilte' was a weekly arts programme presented by Mícheál O hUanacháin and Pádraic O Catháin, with occasional contributions by Pádraic O Ciadhra of Radio na Gaeltachta.

  • Local keywords
    Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh, TG4, Irish Langugage, Fáilte
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Meath
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ Two (Network 2)
  • Production year
    1982
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    DLX/00332
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    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    Irish (gle)
  • Original language
    Irish (gle)
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