Slán leis an gCeol
Slán leis an gCeol (lit. 'Farewell to Music') is a 2019 film documenting the life of Tony MacMahon, an Irish traditional musician. The film was directed and produced by Irish filmmaker Cathal Ó Cuaig.
|Slán leis an gCeol|
|Directed by||Cathal Ó Cuaig|
|Produced by||Cathal Ó Cuaig]|
|Edited by||Ronnie Quinlan|
|Language||English & Irish|
The film premiered at the Temple Bar TradFest on the 26 January 2019 and was attended by the President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins as guest of honour. This screening was followed by a Q&A with Tony MacMahon and Cathal Ó Cuaig, hosted by Tristan Rosenstock. It also was shown at the 2019 Dingle International Film Festival on 24 March 2019. It was first broadcast on RTÉ One television on the 28 March 2019.
It won the Celtic Media Festival's Torc Award for Excellence in the Arts category in 2020. It has also won the European Prix CIRCOM Regional Programme Award in 2020 in the Music & Arts category.
- "President and Sabina attend premiere of 'Slán leis an gCeol'". President of Ireland. 26 January 2019.
- "GAILEARAÍ/TUAIRISC: Slua breá i láthair don chéad léiriú de shaothar nua scannánóra as Conamara faoin gceoltóir Tony MacMahon (Photo gallery of the premiere of 'Farewell to Music')". Tuairisc.ie. 28 January 2019.
- "'Slán leis an gCeol' at the Dingle Film Festival". Dingle Film Festival twitter. 19 March 2019.
- "SLÁN LEIS AN gCEOL". RTÉ Press Centre. 12 March 2019.
- "Winners - Celtic Media Festival 2020". Celtic Media Festival 2020. 2020.
- "Prix CIRCOM 2020". CIRCOM. 2020.
- "HRT broadcast "Oproštaj od glazbe" 'Slán leis an gCeol'". HRT. 30 April 2021.
- "O premiado documental 'Adeus á música' retrata na G2 a vida do músico irlandés Tony MacMahon". CRTVG. 14 June 2021.
- Slán leis an gCeol at IMDb
- Prix Circom Competition Trailer
- Barra Ó Séaghdhna's Review (Journal of Music)
- 2020 Prix Circom Jury Verdict
- Katy Hayes Review (The Times) Paywall
- Emmanuel Kehoe Review (Business Post) Paywall
- Marcus Ó Conaire Review (Tuairisc)
- RTE Arena Sean Rocks talks to Cathal Ó Cuaig about 'Slán leis an gCeol'
- Director Cathal Ó Cuaig's interview with RTÉ Culture