A tradition of singing ancient Christmas carols is kept alive in Kilmore Church, County Wexford. The songs are sung in the Yola language which is unique to Wexford.
- Title Kilmore Carols
- 1st Broadcast 01/05/1977
- ContributorDiarmuid O Muirithe (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:02:44
- Material Type Video
- Series title The Arts Programme
- Clip title Kilmore Carols
- Extended description
In this report from 'The Arts Programme' a choir of six local men, all related to each other is profiled. The choir sing ancient carols and religious songs in Kilmore church, County Wexford maintaining a family tradition. The men are JACK DEVEREAUX, JOHNNY DEVEREAUX, LIAM SHIELD, JIMMY KEHOE, TIM REVELL and JACK BUSHER. The voiceover is by the RTÉ reporter DIARMUID O'MUIRITHE who mentions the various careers the six men are or were involved in. The songs are in the Yola language which is unique to Wexford.
A report from 'The Arts Programme' series first broadcast in 1 May 1977.
- Local keywords Kilmore Church, County Wexford, Choral music, Christmas carols, Jack Devereaux, Jack Busher, Jerusalem My Happy Home, Johnny Devereaux, Liam Shield, Tim Revell, Jimmy Kehoe
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Genre Entertainment and Performing Arts
- Topic National Holidays, Festivals, Anniversaries, Annual Events
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1977
- Country of production IRELAND
- Original identifier P332/00077
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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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