The Millstreet Maestro

Coleman Is The Name Rallying Is The Game“. Cork Man Billy Coleman Rally Driver / Farmer. The Millstreet Maestro is a 30 min documentary film on Billy Coleman aka The Millstreet Maestro who is recognised as Ireland’s greatest ever rally driver. The show was produced for RTE as part of their Townlands strand and aired in 2003.

There’s a short interview with the late mother Peg, his brother John and lots of familiar local faces.

update 2013-01-13: This is an old article, but the documentary which you can see above has only recently become available on youTube, so enjoy.

[Here is a 3 minute preview of the documentary which you can see on youTube. Can’t put it on here unfortunately.]

The Kingdom Newspaper: Racing heirs open new chapter in remarkable Coleman rally story (2003)
The Sunday Mirror 2003 (Aug 10th 2003): Farming Family who are Tops in Motor Racing
There are some 60 odd videos featuring Billy Coleman on youTube

2 thoughts on “The Millstreet Maestro”

  1. Millstreet “maestro” was a RTE programme Directed by Michael o came just six months after Plum Tyndall Released a”tarmac titan” video of billy in 2002…two in a few months ..15 and 16 years after his retirement…

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