Violet Madden
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Violet Madden


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This recording begins with the tracing of the ancestry of Violet Madden’s family, the Ryans. Her father’s days as a mechanic in the town of Castlecomer were recalled. Violet’s husband, Peader Madden, came from Cork to teach in the local school. Violet speaks about her enjoyable activities as a member of the Irish Countrywomen’s Association. The conversation also related to local old cures and mining stories.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Kilkenny, second series


128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

46.16 MB

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Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe