Peter Kennedy Collection

(Photograph) Sean O'Boyle and Simon Doherty. Fintown, Donegal, Ireland, 1953

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  • Type

    image

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    MS Mus. 1771/1/PR0343

  • Date

    1953-08-11

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Kennedy Collection

  • Recording locations

    Fintown, Donegal, Ireland

  • Performers

    O'Boyle, Sean, Doherty, Simon

  • Description

    Simon Doherty, a farmer aged 67 and fiddle player, with Sean O'Boyle, song collector, pictured at Fintown, Glenties, Co.Donegal, Ireland, on the occasion of a BBC recording session. Rear of photograph states "Sean O'Boyle on right, N. Ireland folk music collector signing up Simon Doherty (fiddler) in Donegal, Summer 1953. Both collector and performer as can be seen by the photo have been "getting down to it"! Sean O'Boyle is a teacher of Irish in a college in Armagh. Simon is brother of Michael and John who have both been heard on the air". 2 of 8 related photographs.

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    (Photograph) Sean O'Boyle and Simon Doherty. Fintown, Donegal, Ireland, 1953

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