Score: Emerald Germs of Ireland (unreleased)
Unreleased score by Gavin Friday and Maurice Seezer for Emerald Germs of Ireland – nine radio plays adapted from the Patrick McCabe book of the same name. Originally broadcasted on RTE radio 1 (Ireland) in July 2000.
The plays feature a high profile cast including Niall Toibin, Pauline McLynn, Pauline Flanagan, Pat Kinevane, Joan O’Hara, Mick Lally, Mikel Murfi and Gina Moxley. The story revolves around the life and times of Pat McNab, who lives with his mother on the house on the hill outside Gullystown and within a striking distance of Tommy Sullivan’s Select Bar.
Each story has a title of a well-known song or ballad ranging from ‘Love Story’ to ‘The Garden Where the Praties Grow’.