The Hon. Desmond Guinness (b. 1931) (Part 2)
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The Hon. Desmond Guinness (b. 1931) (Part 2)


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Track 1: Desmond Guinness discusses his ancestors, and the building of the Guinness Brewery in Dublin. The suggestion of the relocation of the brewery to his land in Leixlip. Track 2: A tour around the house, while discussing the many portraits and artefacts. Track 3: Memories of his mother. Discussing his published books, co-authored with Jacqueline O’Brien. Track 4: A discussion on the old painting of Leixlip which hangs in the hallway of the castle.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Great Houses of Ireland, second series


160 kbps

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48 hours

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11.46 MB, 12.15 MB, 8.06 MB, 20.54 MB

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Leixlip Castle, Co. Kildare

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore