Kieron Melody (Part 2)
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Kieron Melody (Part 2)


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In the second recording, Kieron Melody discusses his work as a stonemason. He recalls the small farm he grew up on with his parents and two siblings. He discusses his old house and bringing in the hay on the farm. He describes studying the old walls when he knocked them to see how they were built. Most of the stone was sourced from the land and Kieron talks extensively about the building of old walls and remembers finding horse harnesses, shoes and bottles underneath some walls. Finally he talks about the many houses which use stone today and its appearance in the modern house.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Sligo Heritage Collection, First Series


160 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

13.75 MB, 14.15 MB, 16.51 MB

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A Sculptor/ Stonemason

Recorded by:

Joe McGowan