TV review: Christy Moore’s musical voyage still going strong after 52 years

Mark McLoughlin’s 2016 documentary focuses more on the singer’s strengths as a performer than on his life and times

29th August, 2021
TV review: Christy Moore’s musical voyage still going strong after 52 years
Christy Moore in Christy’s Life On The Road on RTÉ One: the Kildare singer’s myth and legend rest upon the raw hum of live performance.

Christy’s Life On The Road, RTÉ One

The North Water, BBC Two

As the old joke goes, when most people need a few quid at short notice, they hurry to the nearest bank machine, but when Christy Moore needs a few quid at short notice, he heads down to the Point or the Olympia for ten nights. More than almost any other musician in Ireland, his myth and...

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