This film looks at the life and career of the great flute player Matt Molloy who was born in Ballaghadareen, County Roscommon into a family of flute players. He began playing the flute at 8 years of age and by the age of 18 he had won the senior All Ireland title at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann. He moved to Dublin in the mid 1960’s where he played on the music scene. During the burgeoning 70’s Matt was a founder member of the famous Bothy Band. After the short-lived life of the Bothies he appeared briefly with the reformed Planxty. In 1979 he joined the Chieftains and has toured the world with them ever since.