Tom Denny (b. 1956) (Part 1)
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Tom Denny (b. 1956) (Part 1)


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Track 1: A tour by Tom Denny of the Town Park, Tralee, once the demesne of the Denny castle. A discussion on the old ironwork, wall and trees. Track 2: The old grotto, a part of the original demesne from the 1700s. The former limestone quarry and the fir grove area are discussed. Track 3: The lime-tree walk and the Long Ash Walk areas of orchard. Track 4: The original location of Tralee Castle. Viewing the old Denny Estate maps at the premises of Giles Auctioneers and Estate Agents, Denny Street, Tralee, with comments by Daniel Giles. Track 5: A discussion on the Denny ground rents, and an explanation of their terms and conditions. Reading from a 19th century expense account book. Track 6: The system of renting in the 18th and 19th centuries, with examples from the Rent Rolls. The location of the Dominican Church, Tralee, once the site of William Denny’s house. Track 7: Visiting 17 Denny Street, Tralee, formerly the home of Francis Denny, with comments by Eileen Nolan. Track 8: On location at the site of Tralee Castle, and a discussion on the letters of Arabella Denny, written in the 1700s.

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Great Houses of Ireland, second series


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48 hours

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The Denny Estates, Tralee, Co. Kerry

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore