Swings and Roundabouts: The Pioneers

Swings and Roundabouts: The Pioneers

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Details

Location

Ulster American Folk Park

Year

1988

Date

1988 TXM

Length

15min 02sec

Audio

sound

Format

Betacam

colour

Source

Digitised as part of the UTV Archive Partnership Project (ITV, Northern Ireland Screen and PRONI)

Courtesy

Department for Communities, ITV, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, UTV Archive

Rights Holder

ITV

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Description

Children's programme with Jane Cassidy and Barney the puppet.

 

In the previous episode of Swings and Roundabout, Jane and Barney told us a story of a young boy called Tommy from County Tyrone who sailed across the Atlantic with his family to start a new life in America. In this episode Jane and barney head to the Ulster American Folk Park to find out more about Tommy’s life across the ocean.


Jane tells us about Tommy’s family farming life, how their wooden cabin was built and how these pioneer farmers preserved their food.


Credits

Hosted by Jane Cassidy
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