On Raglan Road Benedict Kiely

EXHIBITION : PATRICK KAVANAGH

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Writer Benedict Kiely tells Ciarán Mac Mathúna how he thinks he was the first person to see the words of 'Raglan Road' written out.

  • Title
    Benedict Kiely ‘On Raglan Road’
  • 1st Broadcast
    10/01/1979
  • Contributor
    Ciarán Mac Mathúna (Presenter)
    Peter Canning (Producer)
    Benedict Kiely
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:38
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    Humours of Donnybrook
  • Clip title
    On Raglan Road Benedict Kiely
  • Extended description

    Writer Benedict Kiely tells Ciarán Mac Mathúna how he thinks he was the first person to see the words of 'Raglan Road' written out and how Kavanagh asked him if he thought the poem could be sung to the air of 'The Dawning of the Day'.

    Benedict Kiely and Patrick Kavanagh had worked together in the office of the 'The Standard'.

  • Information

    'Humours of Donnybrook' was a series of traditional Irish music programmes presented by Ciarán MacMathuna and produced by Peter Canning.

  • Local keywords
    Patrick Kavanagh, Poet, Poetry, Benedict Kiely, Ciarán Mac Mathúna, On Raglan Road, The Dawning of the Day, Humours of Donnybrook
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1979
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    96D01496
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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