Ciarán Mac Mathúna Dies

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RTÉ News reports on the death of broadcaster and folk music collector Ciarán Mac Mathúna.

  • Title
    Ciarán Mac Mathúna Dies
  • 1st Broadcast
    11/12/2009
  • Contributor
    Sharon Tobin
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:29
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Ciarán Mac Mathúna Dies
  • Extended description

    RTÉ News looks back a the career of broadcaster and music collector Ciarán Mac Mathúna following his death.

    Ciarán Mac Mathúna worked as a teacher before joining RTÉ where he began to record traditional Irish musicians and singers in their own areas.

    Ciarán Mac Mathúna presented television and radio programmes and will probably be most fondly remembered for 'Mo Cheol Thú' a Sunday morning radio programme which ran for 25 years.

    The report shows Ciarán Mac Mathúna presenting a programmes and broadcasting on radio. There is also a tribute from Director General of RTÉ Cathal Goan.    

  • Information

    RTÉ News reports on the death of Ciarán Mac Mathúna on 11 December 2012.

  • Local keywords
    RTÉ, Broadcasting, 2000s, Radio, Studios, Folk Music, Traditional Music, Ciarán Mac Mathúna
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    The Media
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    2009
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    BN09/345
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    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    16:9 (widescreen)
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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