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CHRISSIE CARROLL (b. 1907)

6.9915.00

Description

In this most interesting interview, Chrissie aged 93, and reared in Ballyrobert, Ardfert, rekindles the memories of Roger Casement who came ashore at Banna Strand, Co Kerry in 1916, and was subsequently arrested by British Forces. Chrissie explained that, when her father died, she and her mother moved into the village of Ardfert where they kept a boarding house in a building, which was originally a private school. She related stories about John B. Keane and Eamon Kelly, both of whom were guests there.  She also speaks about the Crosbie Estate and Fr. Barton, a parish priest she remembered as a sharp mouthed man. All these stories and more are recalled in this wonderful interview.

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Description

In this most interesting interview, Chrissie aged 93, and reared in Ballyrobert, Ardfert, rekindles the memories of Roger Casement who came ashore at Banna Strand, Co Kerry in 1916, and was subsequently arrested by British Forces. Chrissie explained that, when her father died, she and her mother moved into the village of Ardfert where they kept a boarding house in a building, which was originally a private school. She related stories about John B. Keane and Eamon Kelly, both of whom were guests there.  She also speaks about the Crosbie Estate and Fr. Barton, a parish priest she remembered as a sharp mouthed man. All these stories and more are recalled in this wonderful interview.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Kerry county, first series

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

58.06 MB

Number of files:

1

Product ID:

CDKY01-31

Subject:

Memories from Ardfert and the landing of Roger Casement in Banna Strand, Co Kerry in 1916.

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe

Date Recorded

2000

Length:

64:00

Location of Recording

Ardfert

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