Derry Kennedy
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Derry Kennedy


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Recording No: 250

Theme: The Arts

Interviewee: Derry Kennedy
Date of Birth: 1932
Interview Location: Tralee, Co. Kerry
Recorded by: Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore
Series Title: 1922-2022: A Century of Change (part 3)
Date Recorded: 15/06/2021
Recording Length:  01:28:01

Keywords: Pembroke St. Tralee 1930s; Market town 1930s/40s/; St. Joseph’s Industrial School, Tralee; Mother McAuley Laundry; Edward St. CBS Tralee 1930s/40s; Member Rory McGuinness Group 1950s; Pete Roxborough Orchestra, Seapoint, Galway 1950s; Denis Cronin & his orchestra, Tralee 1960s; Stage sets for ‘Playboy of the Western World’ film in Inch, Co. Kerry; Dance Halls North Kerry 1950s; Teaching with ANCO 1970s; Carpenter McCowen’s Tralee 1960s.

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Audio series:

1922-2022 A Century of Change (part 3)

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The Arts

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe

Date Recorded


Location of Recording

Tralee, Co. Kerry