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PEGGY LYNCH-LYNE (b. 1920s) AND LIAM LYNCH (b. 1930s)

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A collection of letters written by General Liam Lynch, Chief of Staff, old I.R.A., to his brother Tom, a priest in Australia, have been uncovered recently. They relate to events which took place during the Civil War. The General’s niece, Peggy Lynch Lyne reads from these letters with great passion. Local historian Liam Lynch, from Knocknagoshel, has for many years admired and researched General Lynch’s life and contributes to the recording. General Lynch was shot dead in 1923.

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Description

A collection of letters written by General Liam Lynch, Chief of Staff, old I.R.A., to his brother Tom, a priest in Australia, have been uncovered recently. They relate to events which took place during the Civil War. The General’s niece, Peggy Lynch Lyne reads from these letters with great passion. Local historian Liam Lynch, from Knocknagoshel, has for many years admired and researched General Lynch’s life and contributes to the recording. General Lynch was shot dead in 1923.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Kerry county, first series

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

52.52 MB

Number of files:

1

Product ID:

CDKY01-24

Subject:

Letters and memories of General Liam Lynch, Chief of Staff of the old I.R.A. shot in 1923

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe

Date Recorded

2004

Length:

55:00

Location of Recording

Killarney

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