Club Céilí, a bi-lingual programme of Irish music, song and dance. In this extract people dance the 'Siege of Carrick' to music from the Noel Tuohy Céilí Band.
- Title Céilí on Television
- 1st Broadcast 06/05/1965
- ContributorSeán Duignan (Presenter)
Don Lennox (Producer)
- Clip Duration 00:03:53
- Material Type Video
- Series title Club Céilí
- Clip title Céilí on TV
- Extended description
This clip includes the opening sequence from an episode of 'Club Céilí'. The programme is recorded in a television studio and opens with people dancing to music from the Noel Tuohy Céilí Band. Other people sit and watch the dancers including one woman in the gantry overlooking the dance floor.
'Club Céilí' was first broadcast in 1964. The programme attempted to put a ceili on television. Early episodes were recorded in hotel ballrooms by an outside broadcast unit. The extract shown here is from a 'Club Céilí' recorded in the RTÉ television studios and was first broadcast 16 May 1965. Seán Duignan later became the presenter of RTÉ's main evening news and also served as government press secretary.
- Local keywords Traditional Music, Irish Dancing, Ceili Band, Music, Noel Tuohy Ceili Band, Ceili, Sean Duignan
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic Arts and Culture
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1965
- Country of production IRELAND
- Original identifier P5/00065
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Black and White
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used Irish (gle)