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PAT STONES, AGE 80, KILBRIDGE, CLARA AND TOM FLEMING, AGE 80, THE GREEN, CLARA

6.9910.00

Description

This recording took place in Pat Stones’ council house, where he was joined by his friend Tom Fleming. Both men had interesting stories to tell about their working lives. Pat had spent a lifetime in Goodbody’s jute factory, and Tom worked as the yardboy in Kilclara House. An fascinating picture emerged of the town as it was during the Emergency period, and other topics discussed included entertainments, sports and other pastimes.

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Description

This recording took place in Pat Stones’ council house, where he was joined by his friend Tom Fleming. Both men had interesting stories to tell about their working lives. Pat had spent a lifetime in Goodbody’s jute factory, and Tom worked as the yardboy in Kilclara House. An fascinating picture emerged of the town as it was during the Emergency period, and other topics discussed included entertainments, sports and other pastimes.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Offaly county, second series

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

49.06 MB

Number of files:

1

Product ID:

CDOF02-41

Subject:

Recollections of Clara in the mid 20th century

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe

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