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MÁIRE O’SHEA (b. 1913) AND BRIDIE O’CONNELL (b. 1911)

6.9915.00

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I returned to Waterville, Co Kerry where I met Máire’s sister Bridie. The conversation started with local place names and their meaning. They also spoke about a well-known folklorist from the area called James O’Sullivan. They also engaged in storytelling, sharing a stories relating to the Whiteboys, the Banshee, keening at wakes, a Great Famine story. The interview the moved to a dicussion about the Waterville cable station and the Hubbards in the Butler Arms Hotel in Waterville, before concluding with a recitation.

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Description

I returned to Waterville, Co Kerry where I met Máire’s sister Bridie. The conversation started with local place names and their meaning. They also spoke about a well-known folklorist from the area called James O’Sullivan. They also engaged in storytelling, sharing a stories relating to the Whiteboys, the Banshee, keening at wakes, a Great Famine story. The interview the moved to a dicussion about the Waterville cable station and the Hubbards in the Butler Arms Hotel in Waterville, before concluding with a recitation.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Kerry county, first series

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

54.55 MB

Number of files:

2

Product ID:

CDKY01-15

Subject:

A continuation of fascinating memories of the Waterville area.

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe

Date Recorded

2001

Length:

60:00

Location of Recording

Waterville

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