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Jeremy Williams (b. 1943)

6.9910.00

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Track 1: Recalled his background and his early memories of the distillery. In 1955, when Jeremy was 12, his father, Dermot, retired from the Tullamore Dew business and the family left Tullamore, moving south to Clifton House, near Fermoy, on the banks of the Blackwater. Discussed student days in UCD, where he studied architecture. Track 2: Memories of his grandparents, their political views and their decision to change their religion; anecdote of family history concerning his grand-uncle, Edmond Williams, who acted in an advisory capacity to Éamon de Valera, and who undertook a secret mission to Germany in the 1930s, when he was charged with the responsibility of discussing with the authorities there the economic dilemma in Ireland at this time. Track 3: Recalled his mother’s connections with Kerry, and Castleisland where his parents lived for a short time. Fond memories of listening to a wealth of family stories and history from his aunt when, as a young university student, he visited her home on a regular basis. Track 4: Discussed his involvement with the Georgian Society, and with the Irish Architectural Archive in Merrion Square. His architectural practice.

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Track 1: Recalled his background and his early memories of the distillery. In 1955, when Jeremy was 12, his father, Dermot, retired from the Tullamore Dew business and the family left Tullamore, moving south to Clifton House, near Fermoy, on the banks of the Blackwater. Discussed student days in UCD, where he studied architecture. Track 2: Memories of his grandparents, their political views and their decision to change their religion; anecdote of family history concerning his grand-uncle, Edmond Williams, who acted in an advisory capacity to Éamon de Valera, and who undertook a secret mission to Germany in the 1930s, when he was charged with the responsibility of discussing with the authorities there the economic dilemma in Ireland at this time. Track 3: Recalled his mother’s connections with Kerry, and Castleisland where his parents lived for a short time. Fond memories of listening to a wealth of family stories and history from his aunt when, as a young university student, he visited her home on a regular basis. Track 4: Discussed his involvement with the Georgian Society, and with the Irish Architectural Archive in Merrion Square. His architectural practice.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Tullamore Dew (Offaly eighth series)

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

7.28 MB, 7.04 MB, 9.31 MB, 12.54 MB, 5.59 MB

Number of files:

4

Product ID:

CDOF08-09

Subject:

Tullamore Dew Distillery, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore

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