Christmas on TG4
13.00 Appointment with Death
(1988, Drama) Starring Peter Ustinov, Lauren Bacall and Carrie Fisher. Directed by Michael Winner. When a former prison wardress who dominates the lives of her three adult stepchildren and her daughter is found dead at an archaeological dig near the Dead Sea, there are a great number of suspects.
17.15 Westlife-Farewell Tour
Westlife in Concert. One of the world’s most successful boy bands on stage.
19.30 Féilte Súil Siar
For the last 20 years wherever Irish people gathered Féilte has been there. From the festivals on the streets of Ireland, to the beaches of the Wild Atlantic Way, and from the four corners of the earth to the four provinces of Ireland, Féilte has brought you a taste of the amazing atmosphere generated by the music and the people of Ireland. This Christmas Caitlín Nic Aoidh has a look back at some of the special moments the show has had to offer over the last 20 years.
20.00 Shaskeen 40 Bliain Faoi Bhláth
This is a documentary profile on Shaskeen, one of Ireland’s most popular traditional music bands who have been entertaining audiences all over the country for over 40 years.
21.30 The Kite Runner
(2007, Drama) Starring Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada and Atossa Leoni. Directed by Marc Forster. After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.
23.55 Brian Kennedy Live at Vicar St
Twenty one years ago, Brian Kennedy released his now Classic Album “A Better Man” which entered the charts at No 1 and ended up staying in the charts for a full year, earning Multi-Platinum Status and winning Best Irish Male Artist and Best Irish Male Album at the Hot Press Awards.
As a special treat for his fans old and new, Brian decided to perform the entire ‘Better Man’ album Live at Vicar Street on 13th of October 2016. These are a selection of highlights from the night with songs from the album and a few of his other well-loved hits. That same week Brian also turn 50 years old, so it was a huge milestone and a double celebration.