Tommy Makem: Poetry and Song ~ Gatherings from Ireland # 14

Tommy Makem, who played alongside the Clancy Brothers for many, many years was a man with a great love for poetry and song.  I just love his rendition of Partick Kavanagh’s On Raglan Road  and the song Gentle Annie.  To me,  this clip sums up so much of what is at the very heart of Ireland and Irishness.

Author: socialbridge

I am a sociologist and writer from Ireland. I have worked as a social researcher for 30 years and have had a lifelong passion for writing. My main research interests relate to health care and sense of place.

3 thoughts on “Tommy Makem: Poetry and Song ~ Gatherings from Ireland # 14”

  1. Thank you for posting this lovely rendition – really enjoyed it – always loved Tommy Makem – quite a complex character!!

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