Ken Ryan
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Ken Ryan


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Recording No: 206

Theme: The Arts

Interviewee: Ken Ryan
Date of Birth: 1945
Interview location: Dalkey, Co. Dublin
Recorded by: Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore
Series Title: 1922-2022: A Century of Change (part 2)
Date Recorded: 26/02/2020
Recording Length: 50:00 mins

Keywords: Abbey Stained Glass Studios; Founded by Tom Ryan Man; Director 1944; Frank Ryan Director 1947-1987; Ken Ryan Man. Director and Muriel Ryan Artistic Director 1987 (Ret’d); Now going into fourth generation of stained glass craftsmen; William Malone Man. Director 2015; Ken Ryan. Man Director (Ret’d) Chairman Abbey Stained Glass Studios; Conservation & renovation of stained glass windows; Cullinane Bros. and Ryan (PVT) Ltd. 1971 – 1983; Rhodesia/Zimbabwe; Patrick Heney; William Earley; Kevin Kelly; Brendan Mullins; Harry Clarke RHA; Honan Chapel UCC; Restoration of stained glass Stations of the Cross designed by Harry Clarke at Lough Derg Basilica; Older traditional stained glass windows compliment architecture of older church buildings; Modern sweeping designs suit modern buildings.

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Audio series:

1922-2022 A Century of Change (part 2)

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The Arts

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe

Date Recorded


Location of Recording

Dalkey, Co. Dublin