Dan Bán O’Shea (b. 1914)
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Dan Bán O’Shea (b. 1914)


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Track 1: His earliest memories, the War of Independence and the Black and Tans. The people and their occupations on Main Street, Cahirciveen. Track 2: The ancestral pub premises and the fishing trade are discussed. Track 3: The holy well, and blacksmiths and Fair days in Cahirciveen.,. Track 4: His great interest in horses, and memories of many of the race meetings down the years, while working for a local bookie. He discusses the local athletes. Track 5: His memories of the Blueshirts. Track 6: Memories of the pub, which closed in 1974.

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Audio series:

Kerry county, fifth series


160 kbps

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48 hours

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7.72 MB, 4.91 MB, 13.47 MB, 9.48 MB, 8.06 MB, 9.28 MB

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A Publican’s memories

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe