Mir a hAon den sraith teilifíse 'Buntús Cainte'. The first episode of 'Buntús Cainte', a series of brief instructional programmes aimed at beginners in Irish.
In this programme presenters Maire O'Neill and Aileen Geoghegan take viewers through some basic phrases about the weather. Illustrations are used alongside phrases such as, "Tá sé te" "It is hot".
Although the presenters address viewers in English and Irish they do not translate any of the phrases being taught into English. Subtitles are used to show the phrases in Irish.
'Buntús Cainte' (Basic Conversation) was a series of brief instructional programmes aimed at beginners in Irish. The five minute programmes were broadcast each weekday evening and a compilation programme was broadcast on Sunday.
The Department of Education produced a booklet to assist viewers of the series and Gael Linn produced a record and audio tapes to compliment the series. 'Buntús Cainte' was aimed at beginners and adults with school going children who wanted to improve their Irish and be able to help them with their school work.
Buntús Cainte ran from 1967 to 1969.
This episode of 'Buntús Cainte' was broadcast on 25 September 1967. The presenters are Maire O'Neill and Aileen Geoghegan.