Thomas Blennerhassett (b. 1947) and Kenneth Blennerhassett (b. 1942)
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Thomas Blennerhassett (b. 1947) and Kenneth Blennerhassett (b. 1942)


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Track 1: Thomas Blennerhassett recalls his childhood at Culleenymore. Track 2: The farm at Culleenybeg owned by his father Thomas and the farm at Culleenymore owned by his cousin Richard Blennerhassett, are discussed. Track 3: The previous owners of the lands are recalled by Thomas Blennerhassett. Track 4: The Troubles and the Civil War as it related to his family are recalled from stories handed down through the generations. Track 5: Thomas Blennerhassett’s father Thomas’s return to Beaufort in the late 1923, and his work in the re-establishing the farm. Richard Blennerhassett of Culleenymore also returned. Track 6: The continuation of the Blennerhassett’s farming of the land at Beaufort. Track 7: Kenneth Blennerhassett, brother of Thomas Blennerhassett discusses his childhood in Culleenybeg in Beaufort, and his early introduction to farming. Track 8: The division of the Blennerhassett lands in former days is discussed. Track 9: Old Blennerhassett family photographs are examined.

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Audio series:

Great Houses of Cork and Kerry, first series


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48 hours

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5.77 MB, 5.34 MB, 7.98 MB, 7.11 MB, 5.00 MB, 7.06 MB, 1.15 MB, 11.72 MB, 10.91 MB

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Culleenybeg Farm, Beaufort, Co Kerry

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