The radio plays Emerald Germs of Ireland by Pat McCabe, Gavin Friday and Maurice Seezer are going to be repeated on RTE radio 1 at 7pm on Thursday starting 7th Sept, 2000.

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Nine radio plays adapted from the Patrick McCabe book of the same name were aired on Ireland’s RTE radio 1 in July 2000. The music was devised and arranged by Gavin Friday and Maurice Seezer. The Turfman From Ardee Whisky On A Sunday Old Flames South Of The Border The Garden Where The Praties Grow…

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Emerald Germs (score for radioplays written by Pat McCabe, book out Christmas 2000) is being recorded now and has to be handed in by May. The shows go on air in June, for 10 weeks. The stories are based around ‘Pat McNab, a 46 year old psycho who lives with his ‘mammy’.’ Maurice, Gav and…

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Gavin and Maurice are currently working on the score for 9 radioplays written by Patrick McCabe. The plays will be aired on RTE radio later this year.

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‘Emerald Germs’, the project with Pat McCabe involving 6 radioplays for which Gavin and Maurice will write the score is set to go ahead next year. Gavin will be appearing at the Harry Smith night in New York tonight and tomorrow. More information at the Harry Smith archives.

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Gavin, Maurice and writer Pat McCabe are collaborating on a collection of surreal Irish tales: a series of McCabe’s stories set to music. McCabe in a recent Hot Press interview: “It’s called Emerald Germs. The boys are doing the music for it, and we’re hopefully gonna do it with RTE radio, and maybe a CD…

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