Cyril Cusack recalls the first time he heard the Irish language being spoken.

During an interview recorded on the occasion of his 75th birthday, actor Cyril Cusack spoke of his love for the Irish language and recalled hearing the phrase 'go mbeannaí Dia duit' for the first time.

He also recalls the plays he performed in Irish as a young actor.

An RTÉ News report broadcast on 26 November 1985. The reporter is Finín Ó Tuama.