Sheila Horan (née Healy (b. 1922)
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Sheila Horan (née Healy (b. 1922)


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Track 1: Growing up in Ardfert, her background and her schooldays. Track 2: Moving to Moyderwell in Tralee and meeting her future husband Paddy Horan, a cattle and pig dealer. Recalling fair days in Listowel and Tralee. Track 3: Her involvement in bringing the first nursing home to Tralee (Fatima Home), founder member of the Soroptomists and the other founder members. Track 4: The marking of 19th century historian Mary Agnes Hickson’s grave. Track 5: Her time on the Rose of Tralee Festival Committee, and recalling anecdotal stories. Track 6: She recalls the Carnival and the Carnival Queen which predated the Rose of Tralee.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Kerry county, fifth series


160 kbps

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48 hours

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12.84 MB, 8.39 MB, 9.71 MB, 904.11 kb, 3.62 MB, 41.15 MB

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A capable woman’s reminiscences

Recorded by:

Marie Kelly