Pantisocracy at Christmas - Seán Mac Erlaine - "An Buachaill Caol Dubh"

Dec 01, 2017, 12:41 PM

Taken from the 2017 Pantisocracy Christmas Special, airing Christmas Day 4pm, RTÉ Radio 1 - Seán Mac Erlaine gives an evocative performance of "An Buachaill Caol Dubh" - the traditional air 'The Slender Boy'.

In a special Christmas Day edition of Pantisocracy the ‘cabaret of conversations’ host Panti Bliss, the unofficial ‘Queen’ of Ireland, hosts a gathering exploring how we draw upon the traditions of being Irish, in language, music, song, poetry and dance to re-imagine anew ourselves and our place in the world.

Her guests in this festive edition are singer and actor Lisa Lambe, Hot House Flowers frontman Liam Ó Maonlaí, former Riverdance star Colin Dunne, musician Seán Mac Erlaine and the poet Doireann Ní Ghríofa.

The programme features performances by Lisa Lambe, Liam Ó Maonlaí, Seán Mac Erlaine and Doireann Ní Ghríofa. Sean is an accomplish and acclaimed musician and composer. Learn more about the episode at for more on Seán Mac Erlaine

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