Charles Harold-Barry (b. 1964) and Catherine Harold-Barry (b. 1966)
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Charles Harold-Barry (b. 1964) and Catherine Harold-Barry (b. 1966)


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Track 1: Charles Harold-Barry outlines his family background Track 2: Catherine Harold-Barry explains the entail of the estate and she provides a brief history of the place. Track 3: Charles Harold-Barry discusses the Famine years at Ballyvonare. Track 4: His memories of his granduncle Charles are recalled by Charles Harold-Barry. Track 5: Catherine Harold-Barry recalls her husband’s inheritance of the estate in 1986, and the breaking of the entail. Track 6: Charles Harold-Barry recalls the legal challenges he encountered at the time of his inheritance of the estate. Track 7: Working the farm and the challenges involved, and his marriage to Catherine in 2004, are discussed by Charles Harold-Barry. Track 8: The artefacts at the house, including the O’Keeffe Chalice are discussed. Track 9: The use of the house during the filming of ‘The Wind That Shakes The Barley’ is recalled. Track 10: Other properties which were owned by the Harold and Barry families are discussed. Track 11: Catherine Harold-Barry discusses the families which lived at Ballyvonare, as she examines the family portraits.

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Audio series:

Great Houses of Cork and Kerry, first series


128 kbps

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48 hours

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5.75 MB, 3.72 MB, 4.45 MB, 9.18 MB, 4.64 MB, 9.15 MB, 6.85 MB, 7.83 MB, 14.58 MB, 3.71 MB

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Ballyvonare, Buttevant, Co Cork

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