Kieran Edwards & Noreen Crowley: Ballyphehane, Childhood, Community

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Title

Kieran Edwards & Noreen Crowley: Ballyphehane, Childhood, Community

Subject

Life History: Ballyphehane, Childhood, Family, Rent Strikes, Community,

Description

Kieran Edwards and his sister Noreen Crowley (nee Edwards) are originally from Fr Dominic Road Ballyphahane, they start the interview by discussing the community that Ballypheheane nurtured. Noreen then talks of her youth and how she used to look after he siblings, she details the old places they used to frequent as children, the ‘Wella’, the ‘Furry Glen’, Lanes wood, and the Lough.
Kieran then speaks of his mothers daily routine and her baking every morning. Kieran also mentions the humility of the community and how Ballyphehane got together with other working class people from other corporation/council development around the country in the rent strikes of the 1970s.
They then mention the people of the community that will be forgotten for their work in the fledgeling suburb.
They then speak of the changes in the community, the coming of business to the area and Ballyphehanes place in the city of Cork.

Date

4 September 2018

Identifier

CFP_SR00672_edwards-crowley_2018

Coverage

Cork; Ireland; Ballyphehane; Fr Dominic Road; 1950s-2000s

Relation


Furey, Jamie (2012) ‘Boxcars, broken glass and backers: A Glimpse at the Ballyphehane Oral History Project’, The Archive 21: 24-25. http://corkfolklore.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Archive21-WebEdition-1.pdf

Source

Cork Folklore Project Audio Archive

Rights

Cork Folklore Project

Language

English

Type

Sound

Format

1 .wav File

Interviewer

Duration

57m 12s

Location

North Cathedral Visitors Centre

Original Format

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Bit Rate/Frequency

24bit / 48kHz