Con O’Sullivan
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Con O’Sullivan


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Recording No: 195

Theme: Education

Interviewee: Con O’Sullivan
Date of Birth: 1941
Interview location: Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Recorded by: Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore
Series Title: 1922-2022: A Century of Change (part 2)
Date Recorded: 21/02/2020
Recording Length: 1:11:44

Keywords: Irish women’s work in vernacular landscape; Visual impairment; Rural Electrification; Secondary teacher in Mercy Order School Castletownbere 1964-1980; Beara Community School 1980-2000; Emigration from Beara Peninsula to Montana mines; Ballyfin Demesne; Coote family; Purchase by Patrician Brothers; Boarding School 1954-59; Kenmare Bay scallop fishing 1960s; Mary Coyne, Jubilee Nurse in South Kerry; Changes in Education Curriculum 1960s

Additional information


Disk, MP3

Audio series:

1922-2022 A Century of Change (part 2)

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Product ID:

CoC-195-Con O'Sullivan



Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe

Date Recorded


Location of Recording

Kenmare, Co. Kerry