Season 1 (2016) Episode 7

Pantisocracy – Episode 7
‘The Heart of Memory, the Song of Home’
Christmas day, December 25th 6pm

For a special Christmas Day edition of Pantisocracy – host Panti Bliss is joined by film maker Lenny Abrahamson, performer Gavin Friday, Grace Toland, Director of ITMA, Sean-Nós singer Róisín Elsafty and artist Amanda Coogan for a ‘cabaret of conversations’ about home, memory and belonging.

On a day that, for many of us, brings us back to our sense of ourselves and childhood, Pantisocracy explores ‘the heart of memory, the song of home’. What story does Christmas tell of us?

This episode was awarded a prestigious TORC Award for Excellence in the ‘Best Radio Magazine Show’ category at the Celtic Media Festival 2018

Listen to the extended Director’s Cut of Pantisocracy Episode 7




Róisín Elsafty – A Mhuire na nGrást from Athena Media on Vimeo.


Pantisocracy : Gavin Friday – Sonnet 40 from Athena Media on Vimeo.


Read ‘The Panti Monologue’
Panti’s Spoken Introduction to Episode 7, in Full