Irish folk singer Mary Black performs 'Leaving The Land'.
‘Saturday Live’ guest presenter, the Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin South-Central constituency Mary Mooney, introduces a musical item,
We have a girl for you who lives just off the Liberties Mary Black, I’m sure you all know her.
Mary Black performs ‘Leaving the Land’ originally recorded by Scottish singer-songwriter Eric Bogle. The song appears on Mary Black’s 1987 multi-platinum album ‘By the Time It Gets Dark’.
Mary Black is a household name throughout Ireland and was named Entertainer of the Year in 1986. With her band she is embarking on a country wide tour which will end in Dublin’s Olympia Theatre.
This episode of ‘Saturday Live’ was broadcast on 23 January 1988. The presenter is Mary Mooney.
‘Saturday Live’ was a weekly chat show with a different guest host each week.