Tom Nealon (Part 2)
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Tom Nealon (Part 2)


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In the second recording, Tom Nealon initially discusses going to America in 1956 where he got married. Then, in relation to his craft, he explains that two creels were needed to put on each side of an ass and he could make them any size the customer wanted. He tells many stories of the creels he made for people. He also remembers the great country house dances and the enjoyment to be had there. He discusses the length of many marriages today as compared to former days. He also recalls the animals he kept, particularly the pigs, he describes how they were slaughtered and mentions that pigs were very profitable and important to families long ago.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Sligo Heritage Collection, First Series


160 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

13.86 MB, 19.94 MB, 7.79 MB

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Product ID:



A Basket Weaver

Recorded by:

Joe McGowan