Willie Ryle (b. 1935)
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Willie Ryle (b. 1935)


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Track 1: Growing up in Tralee in the 1940s and 50s. His background and education and his introduction to the clothing business. Track 2: Opening his first retail shop in Castle Street. He recalls the members of staff, and the growth of the business over the years. Track 3: He recalls the many challenges and obstacles down through the years. Track 4: His passion for antiques and for food, and his involvement in a restaurant business. Track 5: His early days boarding at Castleknock. Track 6: His memories of the Towers Hotel in Glenbeigh, and its proprietor, Ernie Evans.

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Audio series:

Kerry county, fifth series


160 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

7.01 MB, 14.51 MB, 20.36 MB, 10.83 MB

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Product ID:



The clothing business

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe