Nora O’Connell (née Clifford (b. 1922) (Part 1)
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Nora O’Connell (née Clifford (b. 1922) (Part 1)


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Track 1: The footprints embedded into stone during the Moonlighters’ Campaign in the 1830s at Foyle, told as the story has been passed down. Track 2: Emigration to England to take up a nursing career during the War years. A TB epidemic which she combated. Track 3: Marrying a local man, John O’Connell, in 1950. A vivid memory of the Marian Year, 1954 and the building of grottoes. The family names and place-names in the townland are recalled, as is the growing of crops. Track 4: The work ban on married women at the time. A poem connected with the Economic War is recited.

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Audio series:

Kerry county, fifth series


160 kbps

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48 hours

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7.76 MB, 9.04 MB, 16.33 MB, 13.66 MB, 16.13 MB

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Rural memories of the first half of the 20th century

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe