John Connolly: Childhood Games; Corporal Punishment; Family Life

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Title

John Connolly: Childhood Games; Corporal Punishment; Family Life

Subject

Life History;

Description

John Connolly describes growing up in Fairhill. He gives details of various childhood games, including Kick the Can and Cat and Dog. His mother died when he was about two years old and he and his two sisters were raised by their relatives while their father worked. He describes his school years at St Vincent’s and discusses corporal punishment and the authoritarianism common in his day.

Date

07 September 1998

Identifier

CFP_SR00231_connolly_1998

Coverage

Ireland; Cork; 20th Century

Relation

Published Material:

Hunter, Stephen (1999), Life Journeys: Living Folklore in Ireland Today, Cork: The Northside Folklore Project.

Source

Cork Folklore Project Audio Archive

Rights

Cork Folklore Project

Language

English

Type

Sound

Format

.wav

Interviewee

Interviewer

Duration

94min 14sec

Location

NCE Ltd, Sunbeam Industrial Estate, Mallow Road, Cork

Original Format

Cassette