Peter Diamond (Part 1)
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Peter Diamond (Part 1)

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Track 1: A visit to the workplace of Peter Diamond and a discussion on his apprenticeship, the materials used in the craft and his ancestral involvement in the monumental sculpture business. Track 2: The Irish Land Commission in the area in the mid-twentieth century. The manual labour in the growing of crops, dairying, cutting turf and transport. Track 3: Quarrying and the techniques used in the cutting of limestone. Blacksmithing is also included on this track. Track 4: The lettering and designs crafted on limestone. Occupational hazards and the large numbers of people who worked for his ancestors.

Additional information

Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Sligo Heritage Collection, First Series

Bitrate:

160 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

9.87 MB, 13.98 MB, 13.88 MB, 21.81 MB, 12.63 MB

Number of files:

7

Product ID:

CDSL01-67

Subject:

Monumental Sculptor

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore