Johnny Butterfield, Age 65, Ballycanty, Blue Ball
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Johnny Butterfield, Age 65, Ballycanty, Blue Ball

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The Butterfield family farmed the land in the Ballincanty – Blue Ball area. This recording creates an image of how farming and politics interacted, and of Johnny Butterfield’s huge involvement in many projects, which contributed to a strong local community spirit. He joined the Fine Gael party and also became a correspondent, contributing articles to local and national papers and magazines.

Additional information

Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Offaly county, fourth series

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

44.47 MB

Number of files:

1

Product ID:

CDOF04-30

Subject:

Farming and politics

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe