Michael Hayes (b. 1936)
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Michael Hayes (b. 1936)


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Track 1: Growing up in Tralee in the 1930s and 1940s and his education. Entering St Patrick’s Training College. His first appointment as a teacher to Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny. Track 2: In 1961, his appointment to Clonalour. Management of football and hurling school teams. Track 3: Travelling by train to Dublin on school sports outings in the 1960s. Track 4: The structure and discipline in schools in those days. Track 5: Teaching at St Joseph’s Monastery in the 1970s, and his appointment as Principal at Holy Family School, which was built on the site of the Monastery.

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Audio series:

Kerry county, fifth series


160 kbps

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48 hours

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12.11 MB, 7.96 MB, 14.54 MB, 13.72 MB, 7.12 MB

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A schoolmaster and football coach reminisces

Recorded by:

Fr Jack McKenna