Musicians Barney McKenna and Tony MacMahon are in Ennis on their journey through Europe.

'The Green Linnet', a six part series follows Irish traditional musicians Barney McKenna and Tony MacMahon travelling and playing music. In this piece the pair are joined by Micho Russell for a performance in the streets of Ennis, County Clare during a Fleadh Cheoil.

As travelling musicians, they collect money and perform an old-style reel as Micho Russell plays a reel on the tin whistle.

The extract shown here is from the first episode of 'The Green Linnet' which was broadcast on 5 January 1979.

The series was restored and rebroadcast in the Take Two archive slot on RTÉ 2 in September 2006.