Johnny Doherty May 1965

Johnny Doherty May 1965

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Details

Location

County Donegal

Year

1965

Date

Production 01/05/1965

Length

01min 44sec

Audio

sound

Format

Betacam SP

black and white

Source

Digitised as part of the UTV Archive Partnership Project (ITV, Northern Ireland Screen and PRONI)

Courtesy

Department for Communities, ITV, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, UTV Archive

Rights Holder

ITV

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Description

Johnny Doherty plays fiddle against the backdrop of a scenic valley. John Doherty was a storyteller, tinsmith, singer and a fiddler player a virtuosity that made him one of the stand-out musicians in the country. He travelled southwest Donegal, mending pots and pans by day and playing for the people by night. 

This short clip is an excerpt from From Glen to Glen programme produced by Ulster Television.
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