Trevor Giles
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Trevor Giles


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Track 1: Growing up in Tralee in the 1940s and 50s, his family background, education and sport. Track 2: His father William who joined Hussey, Denny & Huggard Real Estate Agents in Tralee. Track 3: The sale of Ballyseedy Castle and lands resulting in a bomb exploding in the offices of Messrs W. H. Giles Auctioneers. William Giles managed Captain Oliver Stokes’ estates for 21 years. The sale of property around the county down through the years. Track 4: The spate of burning of Anglo Irish family homes during the Troubles. Track 5: The Giles home, formerly owned by the Nolans. Track 6: Lord Headley’s homes in Aghadoe and Glenbeigh, the Hillard and Herbert families in Killarney are discussed. Track 7: The sons of the families who joined the Munster Fusiliers, the recruiting drive in Denny Street, Tralee in 1915 and the K.P.H Hall, Ashe Street are discussed. Track 8: The Slattery family, the Masonic Lodge and Country Club are recalled. Track 9: The sale of property in Tralee down the years, the Protestant churches, rectories and clergymen are discussed. Track 10: Travelling on the single gauge railway around the county and the racecourse in Tralee are recalled.
Recruiting Office, Tralee, Co. Kerry

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Audio series:

Kerry county, fifth series


160 kbps

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48 hours

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12.28 MB, 5.12 MB, 3.10 MB, 6.71 MB, 6.86 MB, 8.11 MB, 8.49 MB

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A family auctioneering business

Recorded by:

Fr Jack McKenna