Paddy Madden and Jim Fahy
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Paddy Madden and Jim Fahy

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This recording was compiled in Paddy Maddens’ home at Ballyphehane in the company of Jim Fahy. The trade of the mason is discussed in a very enlightening manner, and all the changes which have taken place are outlined. The recording includes stories about block-laying, drystone walls and stonework in general, paving, tiling, kerbing, packing concrete, sewer work and gutters. The trade union, the language spoken among the masons (barlog), occupational hazards, and the sing-songs during work are all discussed and which provide a most informative insight into the lives of the masons.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Cork city, first series

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

51.65 MB

Number of files:

1

Product ID:

CDCKCY01-52

Subject:
Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe