Browse Collections (13 total)

The Cork Shakespearean Company (The Loft)

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This collection of twelve interviews with nine interviewees concentrates on The Cork Shakespearean Company, also known as "The Loft". Founded in 1924…

Contributors: Interviewees: Patrick Sexton; Patrick Horgan; Patrick Gunn; Carol Dundon; Finbar McGrath; Humphrey Twomey; Kieran O'Leary; Musetta Joyce:
, Interviewer: David McCarthy

Life Journeys: Living Folklore in Ireland Today

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27 oral history interviews focusing on the life of Cork city's Northsiders. This interviews in this collection were used in the Cork Folklore…

Contributors: Interviewees: Willy Good; Margaret Farmer; Eileen O'Sullivan; Tina Noonan; Michael Murphy; Sheila Dalton; Eibhlis deBarra; Denis P. Long; Catherine McCarthy; Helen Donovan; Billy McCarthy; Maria Lopez; Nicholas Hennessy; John Connolly; Liam Foley; John Collins; Jack Byrne; Thomas McCarthy; Rev John Farris; Brother Higgins; Mary Healy; Helen Prout; Eddie Daly; Alan Kennefick; Kay Dunne; George Glendon; Colin Rynne:
, Interviewers: Stephen Hunter (16); Caroline Crowley (4); Caroline Cronin (3); Lorraine Cahalane (1); Catherine Fray (1); Valarie Kelly-Curtain (1); Liam Hurley (1); Martin O'Mahony (1):

If the Stones Could Speak: More Stories of Cork’s Built Heritage (2015)

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9 interviews with 8 people    This film project created the sequel to the 2013 CFP film ‘If the Walls Could Talk’.  9 audio interviews were carried…

Contributors: Interviewees: Patrick Walsh; Geraldine Healy; Maud Cotter; Roger "Ronnie" Herlihy;Fritz Spengeman; Sean Moraghan; Aisling Byron; Denise Gabuzda; Michael Lenihan:, Interviewers: Mark Wilkins (9); Annmarie McIntyre (3):

Stonemason Oral History Project

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This collection consists of 14 interviews with 12 people (11 male stonemasons and one female family member). It was carried out between November 2015…

Contributors: Interviewer: Michael Moore, Interviewees: Murty O'Sullivan; Jim Fahy; Joe Fahy; John Steele; Dan Jones; Joseph Fahy; Mary O'Sullivan; Jack Johnson; Mary O'Sullivan; Thomas Lysaght; Patrick Varian; Patrick Cooney; Tom McCarthy; Edward Buckley.

HSE Orthopaedic Hospital Oral History Project (d'Orthopaedic)

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This collection project was a collaboration between the CFP and the Cork North Community Work Department, Cork Kerry Community Healthcare, Health…

Contributors: Interviewees: Noel Dempsey; Breda McNamara; Breda McShane; Maura O'Connell; Mary O'Sullivan; John Curtin; Peter Sargent; Tony Fitzgerald; Loraine Twomey;, Interviewers: Joanne McNamara (8 Interviews): Kieran Murphy (1 Interview)

The Cork Memory Map Collection

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A place-based interviewing project exploring everyday life in Cork City, with excerpts disseminated on a series of online digital maps. In 2010, the…

Contributors: Interviewees: Breda Sheehan (2 Interviews); Geraldine Healy: Johnny 'Chris' Kelleher; Marie Crean; James 'Jim' Mckeon; Brenda Twomey (RA); Breda St Leger; Pat Speight (1 Audio, 1 Video); Sean Lane; Pat O'Brien (O'Leary); Eileen Jones; Pat Saville; Noel Magnier; Mary Marshall; Paddy Marshall; Denis Murphy: Helen Prout (2 Interviews); Donie Walsh; Margaret Newman (4 Interviews); Kevin Leahy; Marie Finn; Pádraig Ó'Horgáin; Michael O Connell; Mary Sheehy; Bernie McLoughlin; Derrick Gerety; Peggy Kelleher; Sandra Byrne (RA); Noreen Cronin; Liam Ó h-Uigín (2 Interviews); Nicole Meacle; Una Lyons; Helen Goulding; Bernard Casey; Dragan Tomas; Pete Newman (Duffy); Brenda Stillwell; Creena O'Connell; Joseph Lane; Mary Montgomery McConville; Michael (Mick) O'Callaghan; Phil Corcoran; Thomas Jones (2 Interviews); Patricia (Pat) McCarthy; Fergal Crowley; Pat O'Brien; Tony McGillicuddy; Alice Delay; Barry Murphy; Patrick Fitzgerald, Interviewers: Breda Sheehan (6 Interviews); Gráinne McGee (7 Interviews); Cliona O'Carroll (12 Interviews); Stephen Dee (3 Interviews); Geraldine Healy (2 Interviews); Michael Daly; Helen Kelly (6 Interviews); Gearoid Ó'Donnell (6 Interviews); Tom Doig (2 Interviews) John Elliot (3 Interviews); Alvina Cassidy; Eanna Heavey: Majella Murphy; Mark Wilkins; Richard Clare; Louise Ahern; Ian Stephenson; Annmarie McIntyre;

LGBT Collection

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The LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) collection was launched and created in August 2014 by Stephen Dee and Dermot Casey, researchers at the…

Contributors: Interviewees: Derrick Gerrety; Eddie Kay; Christine Browne; Stephen Dee; Dermot Casey; Padraig McCarthy; Clive Davis; Finbarr Kiely; Ken Curtin; Paul McAllister; Jonathan Neville; Tara Whelan; Edmund Lynch; Tony Doherty; Cathal Kerrigan; Barra O’Donnabhain, Interviewers: Alvina Cassidy; Stephen Dee; Dermot Casey

Landscapes of Memory

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In 2017 CFP Project Manager Tomás Mac Conmara secured funding to undertake a collaborative oral history project with the University of Massachusetts…

Contributors: Interviewer: Kieran Murphy.

, Interviewees: Liam Ó hUigín; Tom Spalding; Pádraig Ó Duinnín; Daniel Tanner:

The Ballyphehane Oral History Project

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In June 2016 Contact was made by the Ballyphehane 1916 Centenary Commemoration Committee with the Cork Folklore Project to establish an oral history…

Contributors: Interviewees: Hilary Lyons; Arthur Walker Snr; John Chute; Marie McAllen (with contribution from Liam Ohúigín); Elizabeth 'Lizzie' O'Sullivan; Tom Falvey; Kieran Edwards & Noreen Crowley

Interviewers: Jamie Furey; Arnie O'Connell; David McCarthy;

Cork’s Main Streets Collection

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This collection of eight interviews concentrates on Cork City’s historic spine, North and South Main Streets. These streets link the island of the…

Contributors: Interviewees: Erin O'Brien; Rosarii Comber; John O'Leary; Liam Ohiugin; Tom Spalding; Noreen Hanover; Michael Creedon; Patrick Leader;

, Interviewers: Aisling Byron; Tara Arpaia; Dermot Casey; Stephen Dee; Margaret Steele; Mark Wilkins;

Cork’s Main Streets Collection



Showbands

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In 1996-1997, researcher Stephen Hunter interviewed a range of musicians, family members and one author on their memories of the ‘showband era’ in…

Contributors: Interviewees: Seán Lucy; Terry McCarthy; Tommy Rooney; Pat Nolan; Vincent Power; Frances McCarthy; Betty O’Mahony., Interviewer: Stephen Hunter

Cork 2005 Project

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The Cork 2005 Project was carried out and funded as part of Cork’s tenure as European Capital of Culture in 2005. Building on the theme ‘City of…

Contributors: Interviewees: Billy McCarthy; Mary O'Driscoll; Eileen Claffey; Noreen Hanover; Marie-Annick Desplanques; Marcus Bale; Isabelle Sheridan; Liz Steiner-Scott; Avreimi Rot; Rob Stafford; Balaska O Donoghue; Andy Hawkins; Kay O'Carroll; Emeka Ikebuasi; Mícheál Ó Geallabháin; Noreen Geaney; Stefan Wulff; Karina Abdoulbaneeva; Musa Gunes; Robert Fourie; Tony Henderson; Yossi Valdman; Brigid Carmody; Mary O'Sullivan; Vitaliy Mahknanov; Michael O'Flynn; Dr. Mahbub Akhter; David Walker; Dearbhla Kelleher; Patricia Manresa; Stephen Wimpenny; Adam Skotarczak; Lode Vermeulen; Owen (homeless); Geoffrey D'Souza; Aimee Setter; Tim O'Brien; Alan Botan:

Interviewers: Jennifer Butler; Lee Cassidy; Sean Claffey; Diane Hoppe; Dolores Horgan; John Mehegan; Clíona O’Carroll; Mary O’Driscoll; Noel O’Shaughnessy: Frances Quirke.

If the Walls Could Talk: Stories of Cork's Built Heritage (2013)

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In 2013, the Cork Folklore Project was commissioned by Cork City Council as part of Cork Heritage Open Day to create a film exploring the relationship…

Contributors: Interviewees: Kitty McSweeney; John X Miller; Eibhlin Gleeson; Geraldine Healy; Mary McCarthy; Carmel Hartnett/Maeve O'Sullivan; Michael Holland; David Ryan; Ria O'Sullivan; John Faris; David J Butler; Patrick Walsh; Roger "Ronnie" Herlihy;

Interviewers: Mark Wilkins; Ian Stephenson;