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Jim Butler (b. 1943), John William O’Sullivan (b. 1920) and Johnny Goulding (b. 1954)

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Track 1: John William recalls his earliest memory, of travelling to Derrymore in 1929. Track 2: Johnny talks about Portmagee, and the smuggling, fishing and sea tragedies. He also talks about the cattle fairs in Cahirciveen, on the 30th October and the 8th December each year. Track 3: Jim talks about the building of the Community Centre in Portmagee. Dairy farming and butter-making are discussed. Track 4: The fishing, and the involvement of the local women. Track 5: The building of the bridge to Valentia Island, and the changes brought about. Track 6: The running of the local dance hall by John William O’Sullivan. The export of hide and wool from the area, and turf-cutting during the Emergency period. Track 7: Visiting the Skelligs in the early days.

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Track 1: John William recalls his earliest memory, of travelling to Derrymore in 1929. Track 2: Johnny talks about Portmagee, and the smuggling, fishing and sea tragedies. He also talks about the cattle fairs in Cahirciveen, on the 30th October and the 8th December each year. Track 3: Jim talks about the building of the Community Centre in Portmagee. Dairy farming and butter-making are discussed. Track 4: The fishing, and the involvement of the local women. Track 5: The building of the bridge to Valentia Island, and the changes brought about. Track 6: The running of the local dance hall by John William O’Sullivan. The export of hide and wool from the area, and turf-cutting during the Emergency period. Track 7: Visiting the Skelligs in the early days.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Kerry county, fifth series

Bitrate:

160 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

14.68 MB, 10.19 MB, 4.41 MB, 9.85 MB, 45.07 MB

Number of files:

7

Product ID:

CDKY05-22

Subject:

This recording was made in the home of Jim Butler, built in 1783, with local historians

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe

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