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JAMES CORRIGAN, AGE 88, CLONLEE

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I met James Corrigan at his ancestral home. Also in the company was his good friend, local man Paddy Lowry. James by recalling the early part of his life which included stories of the Black and Tans. Because of the death of his mother when he was young, he was brought up by his aunt. James’ people on both sides of his family were blacksmiths. He himself worked at this trade, shoeing horses, ponies and asses. He recalls Sunday mornings when families from the Slieve Mish mountains would descend to Kinnity town on their asses and carts. This recording details the customs, traditions and beliefs of the local people.

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Description

I met James Corrigan at his ancestral home. Also in the company was his good friend, local man Paddy Lowry. James by recalling the early part of his life which included stories of the Black and Tans. Because of the death of his mother when he was young, he was brought up by his aunt. James’ people on both sides of his family were blacksmiths. He himself worked at this trade, shoeing horses, ponies and asses. He recalls Sunday mornings when families from the Slieve Mish mountains would descend to Kinnity town on their asses and carts. This recording details the customs, traditions and beliefs of the local people.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Offaly county, second series

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

64.29 MB

Number of files:

1

Product ID:

CDOF02-32

Subject:

Country life in the early 20th century

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe

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