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TOM BRACKEN, AGE 95, PULLAGH

6.9915.00

Description

The conversation begins with a description of Tom Bracken`s school days after which he went on to work as a farm hand.and later on the canal boats. Tom gives a great account of life on the barges, and all the work involved. The interview continues with a discussion on the Emergency period and on his time cutting turf and building bog roads. He finished with a story about the local priest, a story which contained a supernatural element.

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Description

The conversation begins with a description of Tom Bracken`s school days after which he went on to work as a farm hand.and later on the canal boats. Tom gives a great account of life on the barges, and all the work involved. The interview continues with a discussion on the Emergency period and on his time cutting turf and building bog roads. He finished with a story about the local priest, a story which contained a supernatural element.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Offaly county, second series

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

64.29 MB

Number of files:

1

Product ID:

CDOF02-64

Subject:

Working on the barge boats

Recorded by:

Jim Kenny

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