John O’Leary
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John O’Leary


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Recording No: 193

Theme: Agriculture

Interviewee: John O’Leary
Date of Birth: 1927
Interview location: Caher, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Recorded by: Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore
Series Title: 1922-2022: A Century of Change (part 2)
Date Recorded: 20/06/2020
Recording Length: 1:19:19 and 1:09:17

Keywords: Evictions 1880s; Bailiff seizure of farm stock 1900s; Safe house during Troubles 1920s; Black and Tan raid; Farm Schemes 1950s; Dairy Industry in Killarney; Quarry work 1940s; Gortroe Farm law enforcement; Ballyhar Creamery; Killarney Races 1940s; Milk Testing 1940s; Farming Grants 1950s; Rural Electrification; Land Reclamation; Grass seed improvements; Field evenings 1950s; Regattas; World Ploughing Championships Killarney 1954 and IRA agitation.

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1922-2022 A Century of Change (part 2)

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Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe

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Location of Recording

Killarney, Co. Kerry