Luke Kelly Sings ‘On Raglan Road’

EXHIBITION : PATRICK KAVANAGH

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Luke Kelly explains how he met Patrick Kavanagh in The Bailey pub in Dublin. During this encounter Kavanagh told him he had a song for him.

  • Title
    Luke Kelly Sings ‘On Raglan Road’
  • 1st Broadcast
    10/01/1979
  • Contributor
    Ciarán Mac Mathúna (Presenter)
    Peter Canning (Producer)
    Luke Kelly (Performer)
    Al O'Donnell (Performer)
  • Clip Duration
    00:05:35
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    Humours of Donnbyrook
  • Clip title
    Luke Kelly Sings ‘On Raglan Road’
  • Extended description

    Luke Kelly explains how he met Patrick Kavanagh in The Bailey pub in Dublin. During this encounter Kavanagh told him he had a song for him. The song was 'On Raglan Road'.

    For many people Luke Kelly's interpretation of 'On Raglan Road' is the definitive one. Luke Kelly sings and plays banjo performing 'On Raglan Road' accompanied by Al O'Donnell on guitar.

  • 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, Luke Kelly, On Raglan Road, The Bailey
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Dublin
  • 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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