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Gussie McMahon, Jackie Daly and Chris Droney

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On a visit to Bell Harbour in Co Clare I called to see Jackie Daly in his thatched home. There I was privileged to record Jackie’s stories and sean nós singing. As Chris Droney gave a fine example of concertina playing, Gussie McMahon took to the floor to demonstrate the ancient skill of “floor battering”. A wonderful occasion, evocative of the times gone for ever, when the open house was so much a part of local life.

Keywords: Bell Harbour, Thatched cottage, sean nós singing, floor battering, story telling, folklore

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Description

On a visit to Bell Harbour in Co Clare I called to see Jackie Daly in his thatched home. There I was privileged to record Jackie’s stories and sean nós singing. As Chris Droney gave a fine example of concertina playing, Gussie McMahon took to the floor to demonstrate the ancient skill of “floor battering”. A wonderful occasion, evocative of the times gone for ever, when the open house was so much a part of local life.

Keywords: Bell Harbour, Thatched cottage, sean nós singing, floor battering, story telling, folklore

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Clare county, first series

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

52.11 MB

Number of files:

1

Product ID:

CDCL01-15

Subject:

Recalling stories from their native place, traditions of harvesting and farming in County Clare

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe

Length:

57 mins

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