Writer Benedict Kiely tells Ciarán Mac Mathúna how he thinks he was the first person to see the words of 'Raglan Road' written out.
- Title Benedict Kiely ‘On Raglan Road’
- 1st Broadcast 10/01/1979
- ContributorCiarán Mac Mathúna (Presenter)
Peter Canning (Producer)
- Clip Duration 00:01:38
- Material Type Video
- Series title Humours of Donnybrook
- Clip title On Raglan Road Benedict Kiely
- Extended description
Writer Benedict Kiely tells Ciarán Mac Mathúna how he thinks he was the first person to see the words of 'Raglan Road' written out and how Kavanagh asked him if he thought the poem could be sung to the air of 'The Dawning of the Day'.
Benedict Kiely and Patrick Kavanagh had worked together in the office of the 'The Standard'.
'Humours of Donnybrook' was a series of traditional Irish music programmes presented by Ciarán MacMathuna and produced by Peter Canning.
- Local keywords Patrick Kavanagh, Poet, Poetry, Benedict Kiely, Ciarán Mac Mathúna, On Raglan Road, The Dawning of the Day, Humours of Donnybrook
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic Arts and Culture
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1979
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier 96D01496
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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)
First Person To Hear 'On Raglan Road'
Broadcast - 06/10/1974
Clip Length - 00:01:30
On Raglan Road Benedict Kiely
Broadcast - 10/01/1979
Clip Length - 00:01:38
Luke Kelly Sings ‘On Raglan Road’
Broadcast - 10/01/1979
Clip Length - 00:05:35
Hilda Moriarty the Inspiration for ‘On Raglan Road’
Broadcast - 30/11/1987
Clip Length - 00:01:29