Fr. Éanna Henderson (b. 1925), Part 2
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Fr. Éanna Henderson (b. 1925), Part 2


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Track 1: Fr. Éanna Henderson recalls childhood memories of the Eucharistic Congress in 1932 in Dublin. He speaks of his memories of the funeral of P. H. Pearse’s mother, his visit to Kilmainham Jail in the 1930s, and the commemorations of 1916 which he attended. Track 2: Fr. Éanna’s uncle, Leo Henderson, is recalled as is a detailed discussion they once had about the shooting of Seán Treacy (a prominent IRA member from Tipperary who was shot dead in Dublin in October 1920). Tracks 3-4: A discussion follows on Dick McKee’s violent death in Dublin Castle, details of which were told to Fr. Éanna by Dick McKee’s sister. He summarises his views of the Civil War and its aftermath.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

The 1916 Rising Oral History Collections


128 kbps

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48 hours

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5.45 MB, 6.07 MB, 7.50 MB, 3.22 MB

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Henderson, Frank (Interviewee’s father)

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