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Liz Dennehy (née Angland)

6.9910.00

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Liz Angland was brought up in Newmarket in the house known as Allen’s Mansion built in 1803, which her father had purchased along with the lands some years previously. She remembers the happy childhood years there, the breeding and rearing of horses, and the prizewinning jumper named ‘Miss Rita’. When Liz was 35 years old a marriage was arranged for her with Tim Dennehy, a farmer from Derraghcullen, and her dowry was £600. On her marriage she went to live in a thatched house at Cullen, where also lived her mother-in-law and her brother-in-law. She had a happy life there and reared four boys and two girls. She discusses the old customs, beliefs, superstitions and traditions of that time, religious practices, food stuffs such a black puddings and their production, the arrival of electricity, days out in Cork city and fair days in Newmarket. She returns in memory to her childhood days at Allen’s Mansion and the visits by the Allen family to their former home in Newmarket.

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Liz Angland was brought up in Newmarket in the house known as Allen’s Mansion built in 1803, which her father had purchased along with the lands some years previously. She remembers the happy childhood years there, the breeding and rearing of horses, and the prizewinning jumper named ‘Miss Rita’. When Liz was 35 years old a marriage was arranged for her with Tim Dennehy, a farmer from Derraghcullen, and her dowry was £600. On her marriage she went to live in a thatched house at Cullen, where also lived her mother-in-law and her brother-in-law. She had a happy life there and reared four boys and two girls. She discusses the old customs, beliefs, superstitions and traditions of that time, religious practices, food stuffs such a black puddings and their production, the arrival of electricity, days out in Cork city and fair days in Newmarket. She returns in memory to her childhood days at Allen’s Mansion and the visits by the Allen family to their former home in Newmarket.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Cork county, first series

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

13.86 MB, 16.50 MB, 9.45 MB, 22.12 MB

Number of files:

6

Product ID:

CDCK01-29

Subject:

A life of diversity

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe

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