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PETER CALLERY

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Peter Callery is a native of Roscommon. His father was a solicitor and farmer who died at an early age, leaving a family of four. Peter attended Blackrock boarding school, and went on to qualify as a solicitor. He married in 1962, and began to practice in Dingle, in a practice once owned by Murty Burke. This interview focuses on Peter’s ownership of the Great Blasket, and his disputes with the Office of Public Works. He speaks passionately about the preservation of this heritage site.

Keywords: Great Blasket, Blasket Mór, Dingle, solicitor, landowner, Blasket islands, emigration,

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Description

Peter Callery is a native of Roscommon. His father was a solicitor and farmer who died at an early age, leaving a family of four. Peter attended Blackrock boarding school, and went on to qualify as a solicitor. He married in 1962, and began to practice in Dingle, in a practice once owned by Murty Burke. This interview focuses on Peter’s ownership of the Great Blasket, and his disputes with the Office of Public Works. He speaks passionately about the preservation of this heritage site.

Keywords: Great Blasket, Blasket Mór, Dingle, solicitor, landowner, Blasket islands, emigration,

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Kerry county, fourth series

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

41.01 MB

Number of files:

1

Product ID:

CDKY04-05

Subject:

The Great Blasket Island

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe

Length:

45 mins

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