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Manx Radio programme on the poems of Ambrose Maddrell read by John Kaighin

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Date(s): 1980s, 1990s

Creator(s): Sayle, Zillah

Scope & Content: John Kaighin reads, in the Manx accent or dialect, the following poems of Ambrose Maddrell: ‘The Phurt le Moirrey Schooners’ (‘Port St Mary Schooners’); ‘The Progress’; ‘Maggie of the north’; ‘The Mackerel Fishing’; ‘The Breeze, 1894’; ‘The Cork Packet’; ‘The Cooks of the Nickeys’; ‘I will sing you a song of the fishing’; ‘Home’; ‘Nigger’ [dog called Nigger]; and ‘The Lilac’.

Administration / Biographical History: Cassette tape from the estate of Zillah Sayle.

John Joseph Kaighan (1926-2010).
Ambrose Maddrell, Manx poet (1889-1946)

Language: English

Extent: 26 min. 7 sec.

Item name: cassette tape

Collection: Sound Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: SA 2019-0052/11

Access conditions: All reasonable attempt has been made by Manx National Heritage to trace and request permission (where needed) from the copyright holder(s) in this sound recording. If however you think you are a rights holder then please contact Manx National Heritage.

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