Fr Jack McKenna (b. 1920)
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Fr Jack McKenna (b. 1920)


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Track 1: Growing up in Dingle in the 1920s and 30s and his education. Track 2: Entering Maynooth in 1938, his formation years there. A big fire on 29th March 1940, which broke out on the campus. Track 3: His first appointment to Rathmore, and his later appointments. Recognising the value of recording local history, which he began in 1962, in Dingle (Some of these recordings are included in this collection). Track 4: His appointment as curate to Abbeydorney. Track 5: His appointment to Sneem. The burial of former President Cearbhall O Dálaigh. Track 6: His appointment to Castletownbere for thirteen years. Track 7: Returning to Dingle on his retirement in 1996.

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Audio series:

Kerry county, fifth series


160 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

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13.91 MB, 12.80 MB, 14.05 MB, 24.91 MB, 7.83 MB, 5.63 MB, 4.51 MB

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A passion for history

Recorded by:

Fr Jack McKenna