Songbirds features Mary O Hara
- SONGBIRDS the First Ladies of Irish Song
Showing on television in Ireland
SUNDAY NIGHT (4TH December) RTE 1 TELEVISION, 7.30PM
In the third programme in the Songbirds series, Fil Campbell examines
the extraordinary life of MARY O'HARA and performs "Seoladh na
nGamhna" with guest musicians Steve Cooney and Laoise Kelly.
The programme includes an interview with Mary herself, and also has
contributions from Tommy Sands, Mary's sister Joan O'Hara, broadcaster
Ciaran MacMathuna and many others.
Mary O'Hara is a singer and harpist with an instantly recognizable,
pure soprano voice, who achieved fame both sides of the Atlantic in
the late 50s and early 1960s and influenced a generation of Irish
female singers in the 70s .
Featured interview with Fil online and on air on BBC Radio Ulster
Saturday 3rd December Your Place and Mine 7.30am. Radio Ulster is
on Medium Wave 1340 Hz and on FM 94.5 broadcasting all over Northern
Ireland. On line the interview can be heard for the next 5 weeks
Ireland AM appearance for Fil TV3 Monday 12th December.
The "Songbirds" CD and DVD that accompany the TV programmes are now
available all over Ireland, both North and South through HMV, Virgin
and Xtravision, in all good record shops and on line at www.songbirds.
Apologies if you are receiving this mail outside of Ireland and are
not able to see the TV programmes, - we hope you'll pass the
information on to your friends in Ireland.