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‘Mick’ McCrink, aged 83, Ballinamada, Carrickbroad, Dromintee Parish. As far as can be ascertained, Mick and his sister, Mrs. Essie Toal of same parish, were the last Irish speakers in the entire area. Mick died on 22 Feb 1977 and is buried in St. Patrick's cemetery, Dromintee. Married with a family of a boy and a girl who have no Irish. Mick was also a noted step-dancer, singer and whistler of traditional Irish tunes, though not a musician.

Original reference/identifier: M004.25.00004

In collection National Folklore Collection. Photographic Collection

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Original version
Irish Folklore Commission ; Coimisiún Béaloideasa Éireann
Date created:
Type of Resource
still image
Physical description
1 photograph : negative-original : b&w
60 x 80 millimetres
Condition: Good
Condition: Condition rating: 2 (maith/good)
Genre
Photographs   linked data (gmgpc)
Subject
Folklore Collecting--Informants (Ulster)  
Bailiú Béaloidis--Faisnéiseoirí (Ulaidh)  
Carrickbroad
Republic of IrelandArmaghOrior UpperKillevyCarrickbroad
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_50210
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD . Folklore Photograph Collection.

Original reference/identifier: M004.25.00004

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‘Mick’ McCrink, aged 83, Ballinamada, Carrickbroad, Dromintee Parish. As far as can be ascertained, Mick and his sister, Mrs. Essie Toal of same parish, were the last Irish speakers in the entire area. Mick died on 22 Feb 1977 and is buried in St. Patrick's cemetery, Dromintee. Married with a family of a boy and a girl who have no Irish. Mick was also a noted step-dancer, singer and whistler of traditional Irish tunes, though not a musician. (Dúchas.ie)

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