Reading the recollections there is a touch of the Seanachaí telling stories around the fire on a winners night. Like many Irish and other Revolutionaries he came from a comfortable background until disaster struck the family. His grandfather family were linen bleachers as well as having a substantial farm with servant boys and girls and milking 20 cows. In many part so West Cork into the 1960s a man with 20 cows would be regards as a strong farmer
Breast Fed Until He Was 3.