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Violet Howe (née Lovell (b. 1928)

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Track 1: Violet Howe traces the Howe family back to 1677, and discusses their continued survival in West Cork over the centuries. She also describes the building which previously stood on the site of the present 19th century structure. Track 2: Violet speaks about her marriage to the late James Howe in the early 1950s. She also talks about her own ancestors, and she discusses their property inheritance. Track 3: The members of the Howe family who fought in the First World War are discussed. Track 4: Violet’s father-in-law, John Howe, married Evelyn Mary Warren Heard and Violet discusses their personalities and the running of their property. Track 5: The staff members who worked at Glounavirane House, and the affects of the First World War on the Howe family. Track 6: The politics in the area during the Troubles, and the reasons why the house survived at that time. Track 7: Her own family, the Lovells, who lived at Abbey Mahon House, and her days growing up there. Track 8: Meeting her future husband James Howe. Memories of the town of Bandon, Kilbrittain Castle and the men who worked on the estate. Track 9: The Land Commission and stories of local smuggling. Looking through old family photographs.

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Description

Track 1: Violet Howe traces the Howe family back to 1677, and discusses their continued survival in West Cork over the centuries. She also describes the building which previously stood on the site of the present 19th century structure. Track 2: Violet speaks about her marriage to the late James Howe in the early 1950s. She also talks about her own ancestors, and she discusses their property inheritance. Track 3: The members of the Howe family who fought in the First World War are discussed. Track 4: Violet’s father-in-law, John Howe, married Evelyn Mary Warren Heard and Violet discusses their personalities and the running of their property. Track 5: The staff members who worked at Glounavirane House, and the affects of the First World War on the Howe family. Track 6: The politics in the area during the Troubles, and the reasons why the house survived at that time. Track 7: Her own family, the Lovells, who lived at Abbey Mahon House, and her days growing up there. Track 8: Meeting her future husband James Howe. Memories of the town of Bandon, Kilbrittain Castle and the men who worked on the estate. Track 9: The Land Commission and stories of local smuggling. Looking through old family photographs.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Great Houses of Ireland, second series

Bitrate:

160 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

8.10 MB, 8.15 MB, 3.31 MB, 2.60 MB, 7.18 MB, 10.88 MB, 7.12 MB, 3.28 MB, 5.80 MB, 5.32 MB, 10.39 MB, 14.07 MB

Number of files:

6

Product ID:

CDGH02-01

Subject:

Glounavirane House, Howe Strand, Kilbrittain, Co. Cork

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore

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