Now what do you think I've been doing all day?

EXHIBITION : MUSIC, SONG AND DANCE OF IRELAND

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Specialist in traditional songs from county Cork Jimmy Crowley performs 'Boozing' in a Cork pub.

  • Title
    Jimmy Crowley Boozing
  • 1st Broadcast
    14/10/1980
  • Contributor
    Pat Butler (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:31
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    Ireland's Eye
  • Clip title
    Now what do you think I've been doing all day?
  • Extended description

    In the tradition of folk music Jimmy Crowley performs 'Boozing' in a crowded Cork pub.

    A central figure to the Irish folk scene, Jimmy plays accordion and sings 'Boozing' to a converted audience who join in for the line "Boozing, bloody well boozing".

    In this episode of 'Ireland's Eye' reporter Pat Butler visits the pubs of Cork and encounters the customs and traditions that are common place to many traditional Irish pubs.

    Jimmy Crowley has achieved critial aclaim on the Irish traditional and folk scene with his bands 'Stokers Lodge' and 'The Electric Band', as well as releasing a number of solo albums. Jimmy has collaborated with some influential musicians in the Irish traditional and folk scene such as Declan Sinnot, Keith McDonald and Christy Moore. Jimmy has also had success in the theatre world, notably with his opera 'Red Patriots', and has worked tirelessly in the promotion of the Irish language.

  • Information

    Ireland's Eye was a Tuesday-to-Friday series with human-interest stories and features from locations throughout Ireland. First broadcast on 7 October 1980, the programme ran until August 1983.

  • Local keywords
    Jimmy Crowley, Cork, Pub, Folk, Traditional, Music, Musician, Accordion, Stokers Lodge, The Electric Band
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Cork
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    1980
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    11D00274
  • 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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