John B. Keane takes us to Kerry and reminds us of 'Christmas the way it was' 40 years ago.
- Title Christmas The Way It Was With John B. Keane
- 1st Broadcast 25/12/1978
- ContributorJohn B. Keane
- Clip Duration 00:07:25
- Material Type Video
- Series title -
- Clip title "People Have Christmas Everyday Now"
- Extended description
From his pub in Kerry, John B. Keane recounts stories of Christmas past and describes them as far less sophisticated than the Christmas of today. He describes how during his childhood there was more emphasis on the symbolic side of Christmas and less emphasis on materialism.
At a time when there were no modern day distractions like television and radio, they made their own entertainment. Keane describes his childhood memories of Christmas. He also gives an example of a shopping list for food for the Christmas festivities.
'Christmas the Way It Was' was presented by John B. Keane and broadcast on 25 December, 1978.
- Local keywords Christmas, John B Keane, Kerry
- Geographical coverage Ireland, Kerry
- Topic National Holidays, Festivals, Anniversaries, Annual Events
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ Two (Network 2)
- Production year 1978
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier P506/00078
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Colour
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
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