The Documentary On One team travelled to various parts of Ireland to record memories of Christmasses past and wishes for this Christmas – in letters to Santa.
All are interspersed with the music listed below. Enjoy and Happy Christmas 2013!
“I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas” Gayla Peveey
“Shake Hands With Santa Claus” Louis Prima
“Winter, Fire & Snow” Fionnuala Gill
“Don Oíche Úd I mBeithil” The Chieftains
“Céad Míle Fáilte Romhat A Íosa” RTÉ Cór na nÓg & Irish Philharmonic Orchestra
“Three Irish Tunes” Brendan Power
“Miss Fogarty's Christmas Cake” The Irish Rovers
“I Saw Three Ships” Mario Lanza
“Rug Muire Mac Do Dhia” Rós Ní Dhubháin
“The Sound of Christmas” Ramsey Lewis Trio
Produced by Documentary On One team members: Nicoline Greer, Sarah Blake, Ronan Kelly and Liam O'Brien. With additional recording by Emer Horgan.
First Broadcast 25th December 2013
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