Some Time to Kill: Memories of Kill Village

Some Time to Kill: Memories of Kill Village

by Tony Carr
     
 

This book is a beautiful memoir and tribute to the people of Kill. It recalls an Ireland of the fifties, a time before the Naas Duel Carriage way and commuter traffic. Through a combination of short stories and anecdotes, the people of Kill and their sense of community spirit are vividly brought to life. The book provides an interesting and often amusing social…  See more details below

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This book is a beautiful memoir and tribute to the people of Kill. It recalls an Ireland of the fifties, a time before the Naas Duel Carriage way and commuter traffic. Through a combination of short stories and anecdotes, the people of Kill and their sense of community spirit are vividly brought to life. The book provides an interesting and often amusing social history of the time. It includes information on some of the leading political figures who were from Kill, including two Ministers for Finance, Gerry Sweetman and Charlie McCreevy. It also mentions the late Patsy Lawlor, Ted and Ruby Walsh and Liam O Flynn as other prominent figures to emerge from Kill. Some Time to Kill reflects the happy memories, pride and love Tony Carr had for this small village. It is a pleasure to read.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412024334
Publisher:
Trafford Publishing
Publication date:
03/06/2006
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Tony Carr was born in 1947 and grew up in the small village of Kill, Co. Kildare. He worked for 16 years for Roadstone and later worked in St. Patrick's College, Maynooth. In 1974 he married Loretta Weld and moved to Clane, where he was to spend the remainder of his life. They had three children, Mary, Peter and Susan. Tony passed away in May 2004.

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