Mayo county, first series

Mayo county, first series


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Brigid Burke (b. 1912) 

Track 1: Young days in Derrindafderrig; collecting of turf from the local bog; whitewashing the thatched cottages; collecting provisions in Ballinrobe travelling by horse and cart.

Track 2: The work of the women in the village, included the cooking, cleaning and wool combing.

Track 3: Describing the displaced people in the locality.

Track 4: The mode of transport was always in the horse. Recalling memories of the local school and teaching practices.

Track 5: The Mission and the local parish priest. The ‘Black Flu’. The apparition at Knock. Her dreams about events before they happened.

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