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Jim Gibbney interviewed by Anne O'Connor for the Transfer of Irish folk tradition to Australia collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1069587
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Gibbney, H. J. (Herbert James), 1922-1989, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1985 Jul. 11 
1 tape reel (ca. 11 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono. ; 5 in. 
Series

Transfer of Irish folk tradition to Australia collection.

Summary

Gibbney speaks about his family background in Northern Ireland, and later in Western Australia. Gibbney sings four Irish songs he learnt from his father. Gibbney speaks about his father's recollection of Belfast in the 1900s.

Notes

Part of a collection of recordings relating to the Irish contribution to Australian culture and cultural identity.

Recording begins approx. 7 minutes into reel 9.

Recorded at the Australian National University, Canberra on 11 July 1985.

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Subjects Gibbney, H. J. (Herbert James), 1922-1989 -- Interviews.  |  Irish -- Australia.  |  Folk songs, Irish -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors O'Connor, Anne, Interviewer

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