Slán leis an gCeol

This intimate and revealing film documents the life of Tony MacMahon, one of Irelands most remarkable traditional musicians. An avant- guard and controversial broadcaster, Tony has lived a life full of contradictions. A lyrical portrait of a brilliant but tormented artist, ‘Slán leis an gCeol’ explores the complexities of an extremely talented and philosophical man, laying bare deep-seated troubles that lie just beneath the surface.


Director/ Producer Cathal Ó Cuaig

Cinematographer Seamus Deasy

2nd Camera Kamil Krawczak

Editor Ronnie Quinlan

Company  Rúnda Productions

Format Documentary

Year In Preproduction

With the kind support of

RTÉ, BAI Sound & Vision, Creative Europe MEDIA


This project has been presented and pitched at Docs Thessaloniki, IDFAcademy,DocsBarcelona and The Marketplace at the Galway Film Fleadh