Oriana Conner (née Verschoyle), Campbell (Part 1)
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Oriana Conner (née Verschoyle), Campbell (Part 1)


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Track 1: Oriana Conner grew up in Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin. She recalls her first meeting with her future husband, Cornelius Conner. Track 2: Her introduction to Henry Longfield Conner. She discusses the older building, Connerville. Track 3: Her marriage to Cornelius, and moving to Manch. Track 4: The duels which took place at Kilcaskin Castle in former days. Track 5: The character of her father-in-law, a discussion on the size of the estate, and the threat by the Land Commission to purchase the land after the death of her father-in-law. Track 6: The running of the farm, and the building up of the livestock. The difficulties with the entailment in the family. Track 7: The family portraits. Track 8: An explanation of how the line descended from the O’Connors of Carrigafoyle in North Kerry. The family tomb in Ballineen. Track 9: A discussion on the family heirlooms. Track 10: The reasons why the spelling of the family’s surname was changed.

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Great Houses of Ireland, second series


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48 hours

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6.97 MB, 7.31 MB, 5.49 MB, 9.54 MB, 7.16 MB, 10.31 MB, 4.76 MB, 12.70 MB, 2.39 MB, 8.44 MB

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Manch House, Ballineen, Co. Cork

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore