Edward G. Hallinan (b. 1937)
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Edward G. Hallinan (b. 1937)


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Track 1: A discussion on Edward Hallinan’s father, Sir Eric Hallinan, who was a Colonial judge, and the locations in which he worked. Early days in Midleton. Track 2: His uncles who fought in the First World War. The locations at which his ancestors were millers and the later sale of the mills to Ranks. Track 3: His own apprenticeship with the Rank group in England. The bakery business and the other businesses with which he was involved. The challenges he had to overcome over the years. Track 4: Memories of Lakeview House, and of his grandfather’s work. Track 5: His marriage to Elizabeth Dennehy, and her family background. Track 6: The logistics behind the selling of the company, and the setting up a new company in international insurance. His relationship with his father. Track 7: His maternal people, the Waters family. Track 8: His early life in the West Indies as a colonial child, with his sister. He talks about the Rank family and his views on the trade unions in Ireland. Track 9: His own company today, I.F.G., and his research for his book on milling in the country.

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Audio series:

Great Houses of Ireland, second series


160 kbps

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48 hours

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7.85 MB, 6.06 MB, 9.99 MB, 3.77 MB, 3.72 MB, 11.20 MB, 6.76 MB, 3.59 MB, 13.52 MB, 6.55 MB, 9.77 MB

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Lakeview House, Midleton, Co. Cork

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore