Martin Moore
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Martin Moore


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Track 1: The tour starts at St Finan’s Cemetery, on the outskirts of Listowel. Track 2: The location of Kilmorna, the homeplace of the Moore family. A discussion on the Whiteboys. Track 3: On the site of the old Kilmorna House, an account of the burning of the house, and the shooting of Arthur Vickers. Track 4: At the location at Shanacool Cross, a highwayman story. Track 5: At the monument at Gortagleanna, a story relating to the Troubles. Track 6: At Coolbuí, a discussion on the local landlord, other placenames and the forming of the Flying Column. Track 7: At Temple Bawn, a story relating to the Black Mulvihills. Track 8: At Pound Lane, Listowel, at the old Moore’s Forge, the family connection is recalled. Track 9: At Listowel Cemetery, a conversation with John Curtin, a grand-nephew of Jack Sheehan, a member of the Flying Column. Track 10: On location at the old section of the cemetery, a description of the tombstone of the Stokes family, Mounthawk, Tralee. Also, a visit to the Republican plot.

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Kerry county, fifth series


160 kbps

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48 hours

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6.66 MB, 10.45 MB, 7.15 MB, 4.12 MB, 6.07 MB, 5.81 MB, 17.89 MB, 12.89 MB, 11.03 MB, 18.19 MB, 2.39 MB, 12.01 MB

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A local historian’s account of the Troubles in North Kerry

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe