Gerry O’Keeffe
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Gerry O’Keeffe


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Track 1: Growing up in the 1930s and 40s at Banna, Ardfert and his ancestral background. Track 2: Working with his father Pat in O’Keeffes milling business, Tralee, The Emergency Period and turf handling at O’Keeffe’s. Track 3: His father’s time in New Zealand. Track 4: The gentry boarding school in Banna in the late 1700s. Track 5: The trade at O’Keeffe’s firm, Tralee in the 1900s . Track 6: Collecting seaweed in his youth from Banna beach and a discussion on the War of Independence.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Kerry county, fifth series


160 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

10.55 MB, 9.73 MB, 10.88 MB, 7.16 MB, 17.55 MB, 13.99 MB, 10.39 MB

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Memories of Banna

Recorded by:

Fr Jack McKenna