Joyce Green (Part 2)
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Joyce Green (Part 2)


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Track 1: Joyce Green’s memories of her youth at Whitegate House in Co. Clare, on the shores of Lough Derg. Track 2: Her education in Dublin between 1916 and 1923. Track 3: Her years in Whitland Abbey in Wales, her meeting with her husband, Cecil, and why she had to wait three years to marry him. She also talks about transport at home in Meelick. Track 4: The difficulties of living in Malaya and her pastimes there – hockey and sailing. The Japanese invasion and her husband’s service with the RAF in the aftermath. She provides her political views on the Irish Governments of the 1940s. Track 5: Mount Shannon House on the shores of Lough Derg, her time there and her views and beliefs in the afterlife. Track 6: Her mother’s background, her own siblings, and their experiences in World War II. Track 7: Memories of the Sailing Club at Lough Derg. Her husband’s rubber plantation in Malaya. The acquisition of Ballyvolane. Track 8: Reminiscing on aspects of her past. Track 9: A discussion on security precautions which were in place on their estate in Malaya.

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Audio series:

Great Houses of Ireland, second series


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48 hours

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7.73 MB, 7.94 MB, 3.96 MB, 6.65 MB, 7.46 MB, 7.25 MB, 6.54 MB, 5.70 MB, 11.00 MB, 7.28 MB, 8.24 MB

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Whitegate House and Ballyvolane House, Castlelyons, Co. Cork

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore