Tom Doherty (b. 1968)
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Tom Doherty (b. 1968)


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Track 1: The Lisivigeen home of the Doherty family is described as being a strong Fianna Fáil household. Tom Doherty’s father, Jimmy, was a Peace Commissioner, and an active member of his community and his mother once ran the famous Tea Rooms in Sneem, The Green House, owned by her family, the O’Connors. Track 2: Tom Doherty provides his views on being a young Councillor and an activist in the community. This gains which accrue to councillors due to their involvement in political life are mentioned. Track 3: The excellent communication and co-operation which exists between councillors, regardless of political affiliation, is described. Tom Doherty’s involvement in sports in Killarney, and the trips he undertakes as a councillor for the benefit of the town are also mentioned. Track 4: The pride the people of Killarney have for their own place, and the consequent successes enjoyed by businesses in the town are discussed.

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Audio series:

Reflections on the Urban District of Killarney Collection


160 kbps

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48 hours

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7.10 MB, 4.53 MB, 6.89 MB, 5.10 MB

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Community activism and pride of place

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore