Ronan McEvilly
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Ronan McEvilly


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Track 1: His invitation to the Board of Members for Sligo’s Art Gallery in 1977, serving as Administrator and Director. Track 2: His background, and his interest in art generally. Track 3: He discusses his father Tom, who worked closely with Nora Niland promoting the local arts in the 1950s. He talks about their achievements and about his time as CEO with Sligo VEC. Track 4: He discusses his interest in art exhibitions. Track 5: The Yeats Society moving into the present Yeats Memorial Building, an Allied Irish Bank house. He discusses the great interest in Jack B. Yeats’s work, and the collection built up by Norah Niland, a former County Librarian.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Sligo Heritage Collection, First Series


160 kbps

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48 hours

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9.81 MB, 6.28 MB, 7.14 MB, 14.13 MB, 25.73 MB

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A Passion for Art

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore