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Liam speaks of being born in Henry Street and that the River Lee flowed through his parish. He remembers learning how to swim just outside where the Mercy Hospital is. He says when they were a bit older they would go swimming a bit further away using…

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Liam O hUigin grew up on Henry Street in the vicinity of North and South Main Streets in the 1940s and 1950s. He describes the area in great detail, including various changes over the decades. He recalls the many shops along North Main Street and the…

Liam grew up in Henry Street during the 1940s. He talks about the marshes of Cork and Pike’s Marsh, named after a Quaker merchant family.
He recalls the practice of adding “a” to the end of some placenames, such as Pana for Patrick Street. There…
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