Specialist in traditional songs from county Cork Jimmy Crowley performs 'Boozing' in a Cork pub.
- Title Jimmy Crowley Boozing
- 1st Broadcast 14/10/1980
- ContributorPat 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.
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
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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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