Fr Michael Galvin (b. 1919)
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Fr Michael Galvin (b. 1919)


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Track 1: Growing up in Rock Street, Tralee, and a descriptive account of the people and houses on the street. Track 2: The arrival of electrification in the town of Tralee in 1932. The big floods that hit the town, the Tralee-Dingle single gauge railway line, and its freight. Track 3: Ordination in 1944, first appointment to the parish of Tralee. His other appointments to parishes in Kerry. His memories of Ballybunion and Castletownbere. Recollections of handball games in Gas Terrace, Tralee. Track 4: The Church of his early years of ministry. Track 5: Further memories of Rock Street, and his passion for greyhounds.

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Audio series:

Kerry county, fifth series


160 kbps

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48 hours

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13.17 MB, 6.53 MB, 22.35 MB, 9.39 MB, 9.18 MB, 16.17 MB

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Town life in the 1950s and 60s

Recorded by:

Fr Jack McKenna