Tom Maher, Age 67, Clara Road, Tullamore
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Tom Maher, Age 67, Clara Road, Tullamore


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This recording is an enlightening and fascinating account of the potato crop in Ireland. In the 1960s Tom Maher was appointed to the post of potato crop specialist by the Department of Agriculture and Food. During the recording Tom discusses his other main crop growing experiences, including growing species of Brussels sprouts and strawberries.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Offaly county, fourth series


128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

45.32 MB

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The nation’s potato specialist

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe