Denzie Collins, (b. 1910)
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Denzie Collins, (b. 1910)


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Track 1: He recalls memories of the Lartigue Railway Station in Lisselton and the arrest of his brother Tom during the Troubles at the local church gates. Track 2: His own involvement with the IRA as a carrier, bringing messages to the local column. Track 3: The shooting of a local man, Tim Kinnelly. Track 4: The ambush in Lisselton. Track 5: The ambush at Kilmorna. The burial of Volunteer Michael Galvin. Track 6: The blowing up of bridges and the digging of trenches on roads by the local column. Track 7: The local church used as a safe place for Volunteers on the run. Witnessing the first anniversary of the Gort na Gleanna shooting. Track 8: Refuge in the local church by a servant girl who was hiding there and assumed to be a ghost by the local people. Track 9: A recording made by David Kissane with Denzie Collins on the history of parish clerks in Ballydonoghue.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Kerry county, fifth series


160 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

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6.86 MB, 9.76 MB, 7.28 MB, 6.96 MB, 4.70 MB, 10.26 MB, 7.00 MB, 6.55 MB, 5.03 MB, 1.99 MB, 11.17 MB

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Memories of the War of Independence

Recorded by:

Denzie Collins