"Cheers...For Kavanagh"

EXHIBITION : PATRICK KAVANAGH

RTV Guide, 24 May, 1963, page 3. Letters to RTV Guide about Patrick Kavanagh.
RTV Guide, 24 May, 1963, page 3. Letters to RTV Guide about Patrick Kavanagh.

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Commendations and criticism of Patrick Kavanagh's column in the RTV Guide.

  • Title
    RTV Guide: Views On Kavanagh From The Letters Page
  • Production Year
    1963
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • Material Type
    Document
  • Clip title
    "Cheers...For Kavanagh"
  • Extended description

    A RTV Guide reader writes to the letters page to commend Kavanagh’s “colourful approach and original slant couched in the whimsical language of Irish whit”. Another reader writes an opposing view of Kavanagh’s column arguing that his views are outdated.

    The letters page offered an opportunity for RTÉ viewers, listeners and readers to provide feedback on RTÉ output.

  • Information

    Page 3 from 'The RTV Guide' Vol. 2 No. 78, 24 May, 1963.


    'The RTV Guide' provided listings of television and radio programmes. The first edition was published on 1 December 1961. In July 1966 the magazine changed name to become 'The RTÉ Guide' and is still published on a weekly basis.

  • Local keywords
    Patrick Kavanagh, Poet, Poetry, Film Critic, Critic, RTV Guide, RTÉ Guide
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    RTVGuide
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Black and White
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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