Fr Ciarán Kane S.J. (b. 1932)
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Fr Ciarán Kane S.J. (b. 1932)


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Track 1: Background in Clontarf in Dublin; joining the Jesuits; his seminarian years. Track 2: In 1958, his assignment to study at the Language School in Hong Kong and later teaching English to Chinese students at Wah Yan college in Kowloon. Track 3: Studying theology in the Philippines for some time. Track 4: His introduction to work on radio and television in Hong Kong. Track 5: His term of 27 years broadcasting there. Track 6: The political unrest and the student movement. The debates which he arranged and produced for television. Track 7: His responsibilities in Hong Kong and the changes in the education system over the years. The end of an era for the Jesuit community in the city, and the handing over of authority for school management to the Chinese people.

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Jesuit Missionaries in Hong Kong


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48 hours

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14.50 MB, 6.33 MB, 3.03 MB, 5.81 MB, 7.44 MB, 5.73 MB, 11.04 MB

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Assigned to Hong Kong in 1958

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Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore