To mark the death of Shay Healy, RTÉ is re-airing this one hour documentary from 2014.
For the past five decades Shay Healy has played his part in commenting on many aspects of Irish life. Through his songwriting, journalism, programme making and all round mischief making his has been a unique contribution and continues to be so. Therefore it’s no surprise that celebrated figures from these areas have come together to pay tribute to Shays’ life and times.
They include Booker Prize winner Anne Enright, journalist Ann Marie Hourihan, Riverdance creators John McColgan and Bill Whelan, iconic Irish songwriter Paul Brady, legendary balladeer Paddy Reilly and Johnny Logan.
What’s Another Year on Wednesday at 10:40pm on RTÉ One.
Shay Healy holding a signed Rolling Stones-autographed Fender Stratocaster at the launch of a Rock and Pop Auction in Whyte’s in aid of the Irish Parkinsons Association in 2013
The former songwriter and broadcaster Shay Healy, has died at the age of 78. A lifelong love for music saw him present music programmes and he later appeared on light entertainment and comedy showshttps://t.co/HOzYYlRVqZ