"I defy anyone not to find this collection mesmeric, no matter where you open it, it's brilliant ...
... a unique and magnificent achievement to have it collected, memorialised and to have it bound in a beautiful book that means it will never ever disappear ...
... he was some genius ...
... is there anything else like it in existence?"
Joe Duffy reviews 'In The Ould Ago' with Paul McKeagney on RTÉ Liveline self-published book show 21st December 2021
Comprising two hundred intricately hand-drawn illustrated pages of Irish traditions, crafts, history, emigration stories, countryside, farming ways, wildlife, tales and customs it is all sewn together in a case-bound hardback A3 size cover.
RTÉ Nationwide feature Johnny's journey to publishing his life's work in a book. Filmed just after the book launch, it was broadcast days after he passed away in December 2010.
Séamus MacAnnaidh and Margaret Gallagher deliver stirring speeches at the book launch in Enniskillen Castle Museum October 2010 with a witty contribution from Johnny himself.
Johnny recites a favourite story called 'Huddin and Duddin', also know as 'The Big Farmer and The Wee Farmer', introduced by piper David Power. This tale is illustrated on page 186 of the book.
Traditional Taste of Tempo recorded in McKeagney's Museum 26 & 27 December 1999
In 1995, Frank returns to McKeagneys where he served as an apprentice coachbuilder in the 1940's and talks about the building of a cart
Johnny gives a tour of his antique museum in Tempo, Fermanagh in 1997
Lynette Fay interviews Paul McKeagney about the fifth reprint of his father’s book, 2nd December 2021
Johnny is interveiwed by Dr Patrick Geoghegan for Newstalk's 'Talking History'
Johnny McKeagney discusses the 1916 document found in a house clearance in Manorhamilton on UTV in 2002
Teresa, Johnny's wife, talks to Joe Mahon on UTV's 'Lesser Spotted Journeys' about Johnny's life and work
Johnny is interviewed by Fermanagh TV about his village of Tempo
An Evening Of Drama And Music
The Far Off Hills - 22nd February 1991
Lovers Meeting 1995
Tempo Fair Day on the 27th to 29th May 1994
Tempo Vintage Day & Rally 10 June 1995
Fermanagh Fleadh in Tempo 14 June 1992
An Evening In Glen, Tempo, Fermanagh. A video of the rich heritage, views, music and people of Glen, and the surrounding townlands, of Tempo in county Fermanagh. Narrated by Damian Campbell and featuring great local characters.
An Seisuin in Tempo Hall 1989
Céilí in the Old Hall Tempo
In pages 14 and 15 of this book, Johnny illustrates Ned Gavin making a stave tub.
Pat McNulty recites a poem about Johnny
Topped mountain and the surrounding areas feature throughout this book. Video produced by Topped Mountain Historical Society in 1996.