Rosaleen Tonson Rye (Part 2)
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Rosaleen Tonson Rye (Part 2)


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Track 1: Rosaleen Tonson Rye discusses a fascinating old family scrap album, which had belonged to her great-grandmother, Mrs Stopford, around 1896. She discusses her great-grandmother’s marriage to her great-grandfather Col. Stopford. Track 2: Great detail on the background of her paternal and maternal families. Track 3: A brief history of the Muskerry Hounds, begun by one of her ancestors in 1742. Her own involvement since she was nine years old, and her father’s success in the breeding and training of horses. Track 4: Her childhood days, and visits to the Leader family. Track 5: A description of the gardens and buildings at Ryecourt in their heyday.

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Audio series:

Great Houses of Ireland, second series


160 kbps

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48 hours

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17.28 MB, 2.66 MB, 27.62 MB, 9.57 MB

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Ryecourt, Crookstown, Co. Cork

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore