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Our Father, Seamus Ennis

Séamus Ennis is revered as one of Ireland's best known Uilleann Pipers and Music Collectors who amassed thousands of tunes before his death in 1982. In this documentary he is remembered by his son Christopher and his daughter Catherine. (Broadcast 1988)

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Our Father, Seamus Ennis

A tribute to Uilleann piper Seamus Ennis, as remembered by his son Christopher and daughter Catherine.

In this poignant documentary Catherine and Christopher remember tin whistle lessons until seven in the morning as they reflect on their childhood, their years apart from their father and reunion after his car crashes.

They talk of his battle with throat cancer and their last trip to see Seamus.

Includes music by Catherine Ennis and Liam O'Flynn recorded at St. Michael's church Dun Laoghaire

Presented by Peter Browne.

Produced by Julian Vignoles.

First broadcast 10th April 1988.

An Irish radio documentary from RTÉ Radio 1, Ireland - Documentary on One - the home of Irish radio documentaries.

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