Mairéad de hÓir (b. 1927), Part 2
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Mairéad de hÓir (b. 1927), Part 2


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Track 1: Mairéad de hÓir describes the consequences of the harassment of her maternal Daly family by the Black and Tans, and she recalls her aunt, Madge Daly, the businesswoman of the family, who was very generous to her extended clan. Track 2: During her youth, the family home in North Circular Road in Limerick was visited by many of those involved in the Rising and its aftermath. Maireád recalls visits by Tom Barry, Frank Shouldice, Frank Burke and Éamon Martin. Track 3: The treatment by the people of Limerick of the Daly family after the Rising and during the Civil War is described, and the sale of the landmark bakery building in Sarsfield Street in 1972 is recalled. Track 4: Contains a discussion on the Dore family of Glin, Co. Limerick, and an anecdote relating to the Knight of Glin is recounted. Track 5: Mairéad recalls visits by the artist Seán Ó Súilleabháin to the Daly home in Limerick to paint portraits of her mother and her aunt, Madge.

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The 1916 Rising Oral History Collections


128 kbps

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48 hours

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13.30 MB, 7.70 MB, 6.71 MB, 3.97 MB, 5.93 MB

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Daly, Nora and de hÓir, Éamon (Interviewee’s parents)

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