Kenneth Lesley Roberts (b. 1952)
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Kenneth Lesley Roberts (b. 1952)


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Track 1: A brief history of Mount Rivers House, and the family milling business in Carrigaline. Track 2: The establishment of the Carrigaline Pottery by Kenneth Lesley Roberts’ grandfather, Hodder W.B. Roberts, and the ladies who married into his family in the 1800s. Track 3: His ancestors in the area for the last 400 years. Track 4: Old diaries which were kept by his great-grandfather. Track 5: He talks about Kilmoney Abbey and Mount Rivers, and their appearance in the 19th century. Track 6: An in-depth account of the Carrigaline Pottery business. Track 7: A discussion on the Roberts’ vault in Tracton Abbey. Track 8: His collection of memorabilia associated with Irish country houses.

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Audio series:

Great Houses of Ireland, second series


160 kbps

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48 hours

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10.36 MB, 12.52 MB, 9.25 MB, 7.11 MB, 8.88 MB, 11.56 MB, 4.11 MB, 10.47 MB

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Mount Rivers House, Carrigaline, Co. Cork

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore