Just days after the death of Patrick Kavanagh, Diarmuid O’Muirithe talks to Kavanagh’s old friends about him in McDaid’s pub, Harry Street, Dublin.
- Title Death of Patrick Kavanagh
- 1st Broadcast 03/12/1967
- ContributorDiarmuid O'Muirithe (Presenter)
- Clip Duration 00:06:06
- Material Type Video
- Series title Féach
- Clip title Death of Patrick Kavanagh
- Extended description
Just days after the death of Patrick Kavanagh, Diarmuid O’Muirithe talks to Kavanagh’s old friends about him in McDaid’s pub, Dublin.
The friends include Thomas McGowan, Tomas Toibin, Hayden Murphy and Dr. O’Riordain. Kavanagh had frequented McDaid’s pub where he mixed with locals and his literary peers.
“A warm hearted individual and boyish in his humour”.
“One can feel his spirit still in this pub where he sat for many years. So much of his conversation has lived on...”
This report is in Irish and English.
The bilingual current affairs series 'Féach' reported on national and interantional events and was broadcast from 1967 to 1984. 'Féach' was aired every Sunday evening and featured reports in both Irish and English.
The Irish word "Féach" meaning "Look" gives an indication of what the programme was about as editor John Ross stated,
"It will try to show, from a fresh viewpoint, what is happening at home and abroad each week".
(RTÉ Guide, 14 July 1967, p.17) The show was originally anchored by Andy O'Mahony with reporting assistance from Sean Duignan and Micheal O'Briain.
- Local keywords Patrick Kavanagh, Poet, Poetry, Diarmuid O'Muirithe, McDaid's, Thomas McGowan, Tomas Toibin, Hayden Murphy, Dr. O'Riordain
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic Arts and Culture
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1967
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier P109/00068
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Black and White
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used Irish (gle)
- Original language Irish (gle)
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Clip Length - 00:02:09
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Broadcast - 30/11/1987
Clip Length - 00:03:12
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Contributor - Michael O'hAodha
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Broadcast - 02/12/1967
Clip Length - 00:00:26
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Broadcast - 03/12/1967
Clip Length - 00:06:06