Fr Seán Coghlan, S.J. (b. 1933)
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Fr Seán Coghlan, S.J. (b. 1933)


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Track 1: Family background and memories of growing up in Limerick city. Joined the Jesuits in 1951. Track 2: His appointment in 1959 to Hong Kong; memories of his years as a teacher in Wah Yan College. Track 3: In the mid-1960s, witnessing the major population expansion that occurred in Hong Kong within a short time. Track 4: A brief history of the colonial system in Hong Kong from 1898 to 1997, when the territory reverted to Chinese rule. Track 5: His professional responsibilities down through the years, including his tenures as teacher, principal, administrator and warden. Track 6: His views on the reputation of the Jesuits as educators in Hong Kong society. Track 7: Memories of political turbulence in Hong Kong in 1967.

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Audio series:

Jesuit Missionaries in Hong Kong


128 kbps

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48 hours

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8.20 MB, 4.59 MB, 6.16 MB, 3.20 MB, 5.55 MB, 5.05 MB, 5.62 MB

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Assigned to Hong Kong in 1959

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore