Br. John Burke, CFC
10.0015.00 Select options

Br. John Burke, CFC


Want unlimited access to the Irish Life and Lore Oral History Archive? Subscribe by purchasing Gold Subscription, Silver Subscription or Bronze Subscription!

Track 1: Growing up in Doneraile, Co Cork in the 1940s and 1950s. Joining the Christian Brothers in 1961. He taught in Dublin and Cork for 12 years before appointment in 1976 to Argentina. Track 2: His assignment to Montevideo, and his time teaching there for two years prior to his mission in Buenos Aires in 1978. Track 3: The structural life changes and experience, and time of great tension caused by the military regime. The 1982 Malvinas War. Track 4: A headmaster for 18 years, he discusses the changes and obstacles he overcame. Track 5: Returning home in 1996 to be elected to the Leadership Team.

Additional information



Audio series:

IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

11.36 MB, 11.04 MB, 11.81 MB, 4.57 MB, 18.73 MB

Number of files:


Product ID:



A Missionary in Argentina and Uruguay for 20 years

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore