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Seamus Murphy

6.9910.00

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Seamus Murphy’s people came from Wexford and settled in the outskirts of Carlow town having been evicted by the Cromwellian forces during their settlement in the 1600s. I recorded in some detail the movement of his ancestors over the mountain. Historically these events typify the migration of clans around the country during the turbulent sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. I recorded many stories of Seamus Murphy’s grandfather, who was a valuer of property during the Land League period for the tenants who wanted a fair rent. His father’s interest in antiquarianism was recalled. With Father Miller, he photographed many historic monuments in the county of Carlow in the 1920s.

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Seamus Murphy’s people came from Wexford and settled in the outskirts of Carlow town having been evicted by the Cromwellian forces during their settlement in the 1600s. I recorded in some detail the movement of his ancestors over the mountain. Historically these events typify the migration of clans around the country during the turbulent sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. I recorded many stories of Seamus Murphy’s grandfather, who was a valuer of property during the Land League period for the tenants who wanted a fair rent. His father’s interest in antiquarianism was recalled. With Father Miller, he photographed many historic monuments in the county of Carlow in the 1920s.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Carlow county, first series

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

58.26 MB

Number of files:

1

Product ID:

CDCW01-16

Subject:

A hill farmer

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe

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