Monday 23 April 2018

TV with the real feelgood factor

Pen must be put to paper to congratulate TG4 for its production of the most outstanding documentary I've seen on Irish television in years: Cogar's presentation on Sunday, November 14, at 9.30pm, about 'Fleadh Ibiza' no less!

It had some of the best of our culture with a nicely balanced mix of Irish (subtitled) and English. There was spirited native dancing put to fine music and it was spellbinding. This half-hour's entertainment was joyful and fast moving with spectacular photography.

I believe this sort of production could be one of our quality exports to any part of the world, since it's about real people enjoying themselves no end -- besides cheering up ourselves in these testing times.

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