Sean Nos singer Róisín Elsafty sang a song her mother wrote the music to in the Pantisocracy Christmas Day programme broadcast on RTE Radio 1 on Christmas Day, December 25th 6pm 2016.
For a special Christmas Day edition of Pantisocracy – host Panti Bliss is joined by film maker Lenny Abrahamson, performer Gavin Friday, Grace Toland, Director of ITMA, Sean-Nós singer Róisín Elsafty and artist Amanda Coogan for a ‘cabaret of conversations’ about home, memory and belonging.
On a day that, for many of us, brings us back to our sense of ourselves and childhood, Pantisocracy explores ‘the heart of memory, the song of home’. What story does Christmas tell of us?
This episode was awarded a prestigious TORC Award for Excellence in the ‘Best Radio Magazine Show’ category at the Celtic Media Festival 2018
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