EDDIE WALLACE
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EDDIE WALLACE

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Eddie Wallace, now in his 84th year, became caretaker of Jerpoint Abbey when he finished his work with the Irish Army during the Emergency period. He spoke about employment on the Deady’s estate, tilling the land, on the farm, tending sheep, and working in the mill, which he describes in great detail. He also spoke about his love of horses, and his days spent in Thomastown at the dances and in the pubs, where there was great entertainment to be had.

Keywords: caretaker, Jerpoint Abbey, Irish Army, the Emergency, Deady’s estate, milling

Additional information

Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Kilkenny, first series

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

48.63 MB

Number of files:

1

Product ID:

CDKK01-44

Subject:

A caretaker remembers

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe