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MICHAEL HURLEY, AGE 58, 48 ABBEY PARK, BALDOYLE

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Michael Hurley recalls his father, who was a native of Arklow, Co. Wicklow and who worked in Weights and Measures for North Co. Dublin. He and his wife, whose maiden name was Prendergast from Mayo, settled in Baldoyle in 1939. Michael’s knowledge of his local area is all embracing and it is a joy to listen as he describes in great detail the golf course, the racecourse, the fishermen and their boats, the sailmakers, netmakers and carpenters, the local characters and old family names of the area. He also listed some of the slang words native to Baldoyle.

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Description

Michael Hurley recalls his father, who was a native of Arklow, Co. Wicklow and who worked in Weights and Measures for North Co. Dublin. He and his wife, whose maiden name was Prendergast from Mayo, settled in Baldoyle in 1939. Michael’s knowledge of his local area is all embracing and it is a joy to listen as he describes in great detail the golf course, the racecourse, the fishermen and their boats, the sailmakers, netmakers and carpenters, the local characters and old family names of the area. He also listed some of the slang words native to Baldoyle.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Fingal (north Dublin), first series

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

51.57 MB

Number of files:

4

Product ID:

CDDNN01-03

Subject:

Recollections of a local historian

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe

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