Ella Fitzgerald is in Dublin to perform at the Adelphi Cinema.

Ella Fitzgerald talks about how she began singing, her Irish name and performing for President Kennedy. Known as 'the queen of jazz' Ella Fitzgerald talks about the growing popularity of the genre and singing show tunes and pop songs.

The American singer is startled when RTÉ radio reporter, Seán Mac Réamoinn, interjects with a question.

An RTÉ News report broadcast on 13 April 1964. The reporter is Kevin O'Kelly.