Gussie McMahon
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Gussie McMahon


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Well-known and loved for his step-dancing, known as “battering the floor”, which he performed during the course of the interview in his home, Gussie McMahon recounted with great energy and enthusiasm his love of sean-nós singing, local folklore traditions and ancient farming customs including thatching in County Clare.

Keywords: small farmer, farming, the Burren, sean-nós singing, Irish dancing, folklore, traditions, ancient farming customs, thatching

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Audio series:

Clare county, first series


128 kbps

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48 hours

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30.21 MB

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Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe