Nan Conner (b. 1926) (Part 2)
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Nan Conner (b. 1926) (Part 2)


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Track 1: Nan Conner discusses her local cousins. The origins of the family title are explained. Track 2: She talks about her father who was the head of the Longfield family. Track 3: A discussion on the Land Commission, and the financial situation on the estate in those days. The introduction of mechanised farming is recalled. Track 4: Other aspects of farming the land. Track 5: Eoin ‘The Pope’ O’Mahony, the great antiquarian who was a regular visitor to the house. Track 6: Her memories of writer and artist Edith Somerville.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Great Houses of Ireland, second series


160 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

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4.45 MB, 6.00 MB, 5.07 MB, 13.60 MB, 15.97 MB, 5.31 MB

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Manch House, Ballineen, Co. Cork

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore