Br. Joe Gilleece, FPM
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Br. Joe Gilleece, FPM


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Track 1: Growing up in Fermanagh in the 1940s and 50s. Attending Presentation Brothers Juniorate in Cork from the age of 14. Joining the Presentation Brothers in Cork. Attending a teacher training college, doing a high diploma at university and teaching in primary schools around Ireland. Track 2: First appointment to Ghana in 1971. Assignment to Navrongo in the Upper West Region. His time there in teacher training and development. Track 3: While still in the diocese of Navrongo and Bolgatanga, his involvement in a project for the sinking of boreholes. Moving to Yendi in 2003 and then taking up the post of secretary to local Bishop Vincent Boi-Nai (SVD) for six years. Writing a history of missionary work in Ghana over the last 100 years. Track 4: His involvement in an Alcoholics Anonymous programme. Track 5: The changes he witnessed over 40 years of missionary work in Ghana. He continues his work there.

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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8.68 MB, 9.98 MB, 20.84 MB, 5.21 MB, 16.94 MB

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A Missionary in Ghana for 40 years

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore