Mary (Mollie) O'Shea Oral History Audio Recording

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Mary (Mollie) O'Shea Oral History Audio Recording

Audio recording of Mary (Mollie) O'Shea nee Galvin (b1902- d1990s), interviewed by her son Barry O'Shea. Mollie was the niece of trade unionist, Cork city local Councillor, GAA, and IRA and Sinn Fein leader, Tadhg Barry (d1921). She was born at 54 Blarney Street, Cork, later marrying and living in Tralee Co. Kerry and Limerick City. Mollie received a Service Medal 1917-1921 for membership of the Irish Citizen Army and service in Cumann na mBan under the1st Cork Brigade IRA. The interview concerns the War of Independence and Irish Revolutionary Period 1912-1923. The digital recordings were kindly donated to the Archives by Barry O'Shea and family in 2021 to mark the centenary of Tadhg Barry's death. 

Reference: OH/MOS

Extent: 2 digital audio recordings made up of sides 1 and 2 of a cassette

Dates:  c1912-c1923 (interview recorded c1990)

Listen to the recordings:

OH-MOS-side1.mp3 (size 25.8 MB)

OH-MOS-side2.mp3 (size 23.5 MB)

The recordings are made available for research and study purposes and may not be further copied or distributed without permission of CCCA. Licensing information available on request by email to Copyright Cork City and County Archives, Cork City Council. All Rights Reserved.