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- Tags: Christy Ring
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He talks about Christy Ring and Cork GAA and the atmosphere of match day.
John also talks a bout some childhood games. He mentions a holy well in Failhill called Fahy's Well.
Jack (born circa 1926) grew up in O’Connell Street. His parents were both Northsiders. His father worked for the Post Office. His mother was born in 1888…
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