Fleadh Cheoil Thurles

EXHIBITION : MUSIC, SONG AND DANCE OF IRELAND

About this Item

An extract from a programme showing the highlights of the traditional music festival, the Fleadh Ceoil held in Thurles, Co. Tipperary in 1965.

  • Title
    Fleadh Ceoil na hÉireann 1965 Durlas Eile
  • 1st Broadcast
    06/10/1965
  • Contributor
    Aindreas Ó Gallchoir (Producer)
    Adrian Cronin (Producer)
  • Clip Duration
    00:03:04
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    -
  • Clip title
    Fleadh Cheoil Thurles
  • Extended description

    The opening sequence from a programme which captures the atmosphere of Fleadh Ceoil na hÉireann the traditional music song and dance festival held in Thurles in 1965. Singing, dancing and music from young and old.

  • Information

    Fleadh Cheoil could be literally translated as a 'feast of music'. The Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann is a festival held annually and is attended by thousands of visitors from all over the world who take part in various traditional Irish music, song, dance and language competitions.

    The extract here is from a programme which attempts to capture the atmosphere of a Fleadh Cheoil through the images and sounds of the music, song and dance. No voice over or presenter is used in the production.

    'Fleadh Ceoil na hÉireann 1965 Durlas Eile' was broadcast 06 October 1965,

  • Local keywords
    Traditional Music, Fleadh Cheoil, Dancing, Music, Pubs, Drinking, Gambling, Festivals, Thurles, County Tipperary
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1965
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    P59/00065
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Black and White
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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