Michael Finucane (Part 2)
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Michael Finucane (Part 2)


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Track 1: The 1946 All-Ireland Final is recalled. Track 2: The Munster Final player in 1947, in which he played in the Polo Grounds in New York, and other matches leading up to it. He remembers the floods of 1947. Track 3: The great rivalry between county teams in the lead-up to the All-Ireland Final of 1947. Track 4: The travel arrangements to New York and bringing presents to siblings in the States, and pocket money. Track 5: Arriving at Shannon Airport, and the 31 hour flight to U.S. Track 6: Arriving in Boston and travelling on to New York. Track 7: The day of the All-Ireland Final in the Polo Grounds, New York. Track 8: A discussion on the All-Ireland Final in New York while reading through an eye-witness account of the event. Final score: 2 goals and 11 points to Cavan, 2 goals and 7 points to Kerry. Track 9: The day that followed the Big Game. Track 10: The decision to travel back to Moyvane. Track 11: A discussion on his boxing career

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Kerry county, fifth series


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48 hours

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7.66 MB, 15.39 MB, 1.83 MB, 17.29 MB, 15.38 MB, 14.45 MB, 11.41 MB

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The Polo Grounds in New York

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe