Oirghialla – Atlantis na hEireann, 2006

Produced and Directed by Moira Sweeney | Independent Pictures

Commissioned by TG4

Edited by Rónan Ó Muirgheasa

Music and poetry by Eithne Ní Uallacháin, Padraigín Ní Uallacháin, Steve Cooney, Laoise Kelly and Paul Muldoon.

Oirghialla is an area in South East Ulster that was once a mecca for poets, singers and musicians. Has this dynamic creative energy been lost from public consciousness or are seeds set centuries ago now blossoming in surprising ways?