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Posted By: GUEST,Guest John McDonnell, Dublin
11-May-11 - 03:28 AM
Thread Name: Obit:Irish playwright/poet Patrick Galvin-May 2011
Subject: Death of Patrick Galvin
The Death has occured of Patrick Galvin in Cork, Ireland
Where O, Where is our Raggy Boy. Patrick Galvin was a poet, dramatist, writer and singer. he recorded for The Worker's Music Association the forerunner of Topic Records London. He also recorded about 6 LP'S for thr Riverside label USA.
Patrick Galvin was the author of the ballad Where O, Where is our James Connolly about the execution of James Connolly, the Labour leader for his role in the Rising in Ireland in 1916.He was the author of The Raggy Boy a trilogy of novels based on his experiencec in the Irish Reformatory system recently made into a film.
Patrick Galvin We Remember.