Bertie Monds (Part 3)
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Bertie Monds (Part 3)


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Track 1: A discussion on crickets and cats. Track 2: An extraordinary cat. Track 3: Superstitions associated with crickets. Track 4: Memories of the corncrake, and the shooting of pheasants and pigeons. Track 5: A story associated with a famine ship. Track 6: The Lissadell Estate and the employees there. Bertie’s uncle was gamekeeper there and also worked in the stable yard. The cutting and harvesting of oaks in far off days. Track 7: Changes and development locally in the 1960s and the growth of Bertie’s own farm. The transition from fairs to marts.

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Sligo Heritage Collection, First Series


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48 hours

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7.85 MB, 16.70 MB, 8.79 MB, 7.45 MB, 11.17 MB, 15.00 MB

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Customs and Traditions in the Animal World

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore