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
- ContributorPádraic 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.
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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- 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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