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MIKEY O’CONNOR, AGE 83, OULAGH, CARRAGH LAKE (Part 2)

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Description

In this recording the story about Mikey O’Connor’s father John continues, beginning with his return in 1922. Mikey remembers his father discussing his adventures with the other local men around the open fire and there was a story about the time when he was nearly shot by a Free State soldier. Mikey himself spoke about raising a herd of Kerry cows, and how Carragh Lake was a very popular tourist resort during the late 19th and early 20th centuries when there were two Great Southern and Western Railway hotels.

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Description

In this recording the story about Mikey O’Connor’s father John continues, beginning with his return in 1922. Mikey remembers his father discussing his adventures with the other local men around the open fire and there was a story about the time when he was nearly shot by a Free State soldier. Mikey himself spoke about raising a herd of Kerry cows, and how Carragh Lake was a very popular tourist resort during the late 19th and early 20th centuries when there were two Great Southern and Western Railway hotels.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Kerry county, fourth series

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

60.50 MB

Number of files:

1

Product ID:

CDKY04-36

Subject:

A returned immigrant, continued

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe

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