Documentaries

Event 08 – Documentary Film: Irish Piping in the Traveller Community
A fascinating insight into the piping traditions of the Irish Traveller community.https://vimeo.com/416982259

Event 10 – Documentary Film: From Bad to Verse – Walter McCorrisken
Walter billed himself as Scotland’s Worst Poet. He was a genius. This documentary by Paul Russell has been aired at some film festivals and has its Folk Festival Premiere at Girvan. vimeo.com/539035349

Event 16 – Documentary Film: All Action Folk Hero – Packie Manus Byrne
Packie Byrne was a much-loved character in the English Folk Scene. From Donegal, Packie spent much of his life in England before returning to Ardara, Donegal, in his retirement. This film by Peter Alexander is a heart-warming tale of a legendary character.vimeo.com/416979031

Event 17 – Documentary Film: Wagons by Nick & Mally Dow
This film is presented as part of our exploration of Traveller culture.vimeo.com/416981979