Madame Felicity MacDermot (Part 1)
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Madame Felicity MacDermot (Part 1)


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Track 1: The late Madame MacDermot, her own background. Track 2: Her education. She traces the ancestry of the maternal side of her family. Track 3: Her first visit to Ireland and her first impressions. Track 4: Meeting her future husband Charles for the first time. She describes his time in Malaya and his work on a rubber plantation. She discusses the Second World War years, and his three-and-a-half years in a prison camp there. Taking over the farming business from his father in 1948 and building up the dairy herd. Track 5: She spoke about her own enquiring mind and her passion for local history. Track 6: The local placenames. Track 7: Reading from the family diaries.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Sligo Heritage Collection, First Series


160 kbps

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48 hours

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5.66 MB, 9.64 MB, 6.10 MB, 11.51 MB, 9.97 MB, 14.06 MB, 27.31 MB

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A Family History

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore