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MICHAEL KENNY, DUNSHAUGHLIN, BORN 1926

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This recording was compiled in the course of a walk through Michael Kenny’s garden on the Drumree Road on the outskirts of Dunshaughlin. He started work in a butcher’s shop in 1944, eventually bought the business and worked at his trade for 45 years. He retired from the business in 2001. He recalls the late 1940s and 50s when he entered business, and the purchasing and handling of cattle. He says that in an average week during his career he would butcher three cows and 20 sheep. He opened a second butcher shop following the success of the original shop. Michael’s recollections of the town of Dunshaughlin and its people, places and pastimes are vivid and fascinating.

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Description

This recording was compiled in the course of a walk through Michael Kenny’s garden on the Drumree Road on the outskirts of Dunshaughlin. He started work in a butcher’s shop in 1944, eventually bought the business and worked at his trade for 45 years. He retired from the business in 2001. He recalls the late 1940s and 50s when he entered business, and the purchasing and handling of cattle. He says that in an average week during his career he would butcher three cows and 20 sheep. He opened a second butcher shop following the success of the original shop. Michael’s recollections of the town of Dunshaughlin and its people, places and pastimes are vivid and fascinating.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Meath county, first series

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

7.48 MB, 9.81 MB, 20.52 MB, 17.23 MB

Number of files:

5

Product ID:

CDMH01-33

Subject:

A business in Dunshaughlin

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe

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