Joe McGowan (Part 1)
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Joe McGowan (Part 1)


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Track 1: Recalling some of the interviewees recorded for this project (Sligo Heritage Collection). Growing up in Mullaghmore in the 1940s and 1950s, coming from a small farming and fishing background. He traces his family’s ancestry. Track 2: While walking around the locality, he discusses the placenames. Track 3: He talks about the people who lived in Mullaghmore and about living like islanders. Track 4: He discusses the seasons, customs and beliefs. Track 5: He recalls a supernatural story, recorded from a local woman.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Sligo Heritage Collection, First Series


160 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

19.04 MB, 18.35 MB, 11.52 MB, 15.23 MB

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A Keen Local Historian

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore