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BRIAN DOYLE, AGE 72, HOWTH

7.0015.00

Description

Brian Doyle was born into a family steeped in the fishing tradition – the families of both of his parents were involved in fishing. He lovingly recalled the steam drifter which was his grandfather’s boat. The recording includes Brian’s recollections of the magnificent herring fishing of earlier days, which attracted people from Kerry, Cork and other counties, who came to live in the Howth area. The dangers of life on the sea are set out clearly in the recording.

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Description

Brian Doyle was born into a family steeped in the fishing tradition – the families of both of his parents were involved in fishing. He lovingly recalled the steam drifter which was his grandfather’s boat. The recording includes Brian’s recollections of the magnificent herring fishing of earlier days, which attracted people from Kerry, Cork and other counties, who came to live in the Howth area. The dangers of life on the sea are set out clearly in the recording.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Fingal (north Dublin), first series

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

49.78 MB

Number of files:

4

Product ID:

CDDNN01-12

Subject:

Reminiscences of a fisherman’s life

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe

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