Brendan Kennelly, b. 1936 (Recording II)
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Brendan Kennelly, b. 1936 (Recording II)


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Track 1: His contribution to local North Kerry publications. A discussion on ballad sheets. Track 2: His first published article in a national newspaper at age 16. His work with the ESB for two years. Track 3: The challenges encountered in his personal life. Track 4: Observations on North Kerry playwrights. Track 5: A visit to Russia during the Cold War. Track 6: His love of Dublin city and a discussion on Irish playwrights. Begrudgery in rural Ireland. Track 7: The wandering poets of North Kerry; his memories of the poet Patrick Kavanagh. Track 8: His mentors, including Owen Sheehy-Skeffington. Track 9: His book on local history and emigration from Ballylongford in earlier days.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Trinity College, Dublin, Collection



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48 hours

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6.05 MB, 10.24 MB, 7.25 MB, 6.94 MB, 5.35 MB, 11.47 MB, 5.61 MB, 18.62 MB, 5.23 MB

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Fellow Emeritus, Professor of Modern Literature

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore