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LIAM BOLGER, KILKENNY CITY (Part 1)

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Liam Bolger discusses the genealogy of the Bolgers, back to the 16th century, and recalls how his ancestors came to the outskirts of Kilkenny City as farmers. An incident with his grandfather and the Whiteboys and emigration by Kilkenny people to Montana and Newfoundland, were described to me in great detail. Stories relating to the boot factory and the 1916-1922 period were discussed, as were the Gaelic League branch in Kilkenny and Kilkenny as a market town. This conversation also includes stories about the Tithe Wars.

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Description

Liam Bolger discusses the genealogy of the Bolgers, back to the 16th century, and recalls how his ancestors came to the outskirts of Kilkenny City as farmers. An incident with his grandfather and the Whiteboys and emigration by Kilkenny people to Montana and Newfoundland, were described to me in great detail. Stories relating to the boot factory and the 1916-1922 period were discussed, as were the Gaelic League branch in Kilkenny and Kilkenny as a market town. This conversation also includes stories about the Tithe Wars.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Kilkenny, first series

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

50.63 MB

Number of files:

1

Product ID:

CDKK01-17

Subject:

The oral history of Kilkenny City

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe

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