Tommy Makem's Ireland

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Watch Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 3pm on WMHT TV.

Join Irish folksinger Tommy Makem on a personal tour of his favorite places in Ireland. In this two hour public television series you’ll be personally guided by one of Ireland’s favorite sons to such sites as Belfast, Galway, Dublin and many more.

Tommy Makem is an internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter, actor and storyteller. Son of the great song collector and folksinger Sara Makem, he first rose to fame in the U.S. in the 1960’s with the group ‘The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem.’ In the 1970’s, he performed for several years with Liam Clancy, and has appeared in folk festivals around the world. He has appeared in television series in Scotland, Ireland, and Canada, as well as many U. S. public television series produced by WMHT.

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