John Mullaney (Part 1)
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John Mullaney (Part 1)


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Track 1: A detailed account of the previous owners of the Mullaney property. Track 2: John’s background is traced back to the middle of the 18th century. His ancestors’ involvement in the Land League. He discusses his father’s apprenticeship with Moon’s in Galway. His father returned to Sligo in 1909. Track 3: The early years of the Mullaney business in Sligo. Track 4: Joining the business in 1950 after serving his time there in the previous ten years. Track 5: The travelling business in the company, which was there since the mid-19th century. He talks at great length about the sailing ship days and the early days of domestic air travel.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Sligo Heritage Collection, First Series


160 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

11.59 MB, 13.41 MB, 27.34 MB, 10.99 MB, 25.36 MB

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Drapery and Travel Agency Businesses

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore