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James Martin, Age 93, Rathdown Road, Terenure, Dublin

6.9915.00

Description

When a new semi-state body was set up specifically to exploit the bogs of Ireland, James Martin was appointed as a mechanical and electrical engineer in the 1930s. He was based in Government Buildings, 28 Upper Pembroke Street, Dublin. James gives a first-hand account of how the management carried out its business in the early days of the Irish turf cutting programme.

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Description

When a new semi-state body was set up specifically to exploit the bogs of Ireland, James Martin was appointed as a mechanical and electrical engineer in the 1930s. He was based in Government Buildings, 28 Upper Pembroke Street, Dublin. James gives a first-hand account of how the management carried out its business in the early days of the Irish turf cutting programme.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Offaly county, fourth series

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

51.68 MB

Number of files:

1

Product ID:

CDOF04-23

Subject:

Engineering our bogs

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe

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