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Sound Recording
ITMA Reference:
    • 1075-ITMA-REEL
Material Type:
Archive Location:
    • DCS 116-D -- 1075a-ITMA-REEL/CDR
Creation Location:
    • Recorded in the house of William Meenan, Middle town (Baile Láir), Tory island, Co Donegal, from his wife Mary, his brother John Thomas Meenan and from Patrick (Padraig na Faithche) Rogers of East End, Tory (aged about 65), 31 August 1969 evening [tracks A1–7]]
    • Copies made on Tory island 6–7 September 1969 by Hugh Shields of recordings made mostly in August 1969 by John Meenan (aged 18), barman in Dickson’s bar, Meenlaragh (see notes) [tracks A8–12]
Creation Date:
    • 30 August, 1969
    • 31 August, 1969
Catalogue Number:
    • HS 6943
    • 1075a-ITMA-REEL/CDR on-site copy: 4255 2237 3431
    • 1075a-ITMA-REEL/CDR off-site copy: 3156 2112 6280
    • 1075a-ITMA-REEL/CDR user copy: TA473E 0879080
    • 1075a-ITMA-REEL/CDR donor copy: SA426B 0888580
    • Rogers, Patrick (Padriag na Faitche)
    • Meenan, Mary
    • Meenan, John Thomas
    • Heraghty, Jimmy
    • Duggan, Jimmy
    • Meenan, John Tom
    • ?, Bernard
    • Meenan, Willy
    • Shields, Hugh
Track A:
      1. A Mháire bhruinneal (‘A Mháire bhruinneal, a bhláth bán an duilleabhair...’), song / Patrick (Padraig na Faithche) Rogers, singing in Irish
      2. Thug mé ruaige go Malaidh ne Cruaiche, song / Padraig na Faithche Rogers, singing in Irish
      3. Baoighillí Loch an Iúr (‘Ó, ’s a Phadraig, is iomdha má mbeadh lastadh préataí a thug me féin is mo dhearthair...’), song [on drowning off Owey island], song / Padraig na Faithche Rogers, singing in Irish
      4. Talk about the song ‘Baoighillí Loch an Iúr / Padraig na Faithche Rogers, speech in Irish
      5. An clár bog déil (‘Phósfainn Máire [gan tír?], gan bó gan punta...’), song / Padraig na Faithche Rogers, singing in Irish
      6. The maid of Culmore (‘From fair Londonderry to sweet London town...’), song / Mary Meenan, singing in English
      7. Ag gabhail go Baile Átha Cliath dom (‘ ’S ag gabhail go Baile Átha Cliath dom ar an chéad lá de’n tseachain...’), song / John Thomas Meenan, singing in Irish
      8. The green fields of Gweedore [copying continued from 6940]
      9. Máistir scoile mé [END OF BAND ONE]
      10. An cailín Gaelach (‘B’aite liom féin a bheith ar thaobh [ar an?] shléibhe...’), song /  John Tom Meenan (who died in 1967 aged about 74), singing in Irish
      11. Untitled (=The wandering minstrel), jig / Bernard [surname unknown], accordion
      12. An cailín Gaelach (‘B’aite liom féin a bheith a shiúl ar an shléibhe...’), song /   Willy Meenan (brother of Jimmy, of East End, Tory), singing in Irish [copying continued on 6944] [END OF BAND TWO]
Physical Description:
    • 1 sound tape reel : analog
    • Indexes provided by Hugh Shields, see related ephemera
    • Carton: `UFM / 69/43 / MASTER / songs in / Irish & / English / co. Donegal'
    • Spool: `UFM / 69/43'
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  • Non-commercial Sound Recordings
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