Browse Items (7 total)
- Tags: Christy Ring
He discusses the Polio outbreak in Cork in the 1950s and…
Tags: A Lop, Abatoirs, Acting, Aloys Fleischmann senior, Altar boy, Andy Gaw, Appendicitis, Aruba Coughlan, Bags of flour, Ballet, Bandon Railway line Albert Quay, Barrys Auction House Academy St, Bells Field, Bellsa, Bert, Billa O Connell, Billy Mahoney, Bing Crosby, Bishop Con Lucey, Bishop Daniel Cohalan, Bishops Palace, Black and Tans, Blackpool, Blackpool church, Blarney Castle Hotel, boxcars, Boxing, Brassballs sign, Bringing turf in boxcar, Bristol, Brother Andrews, Bunting, Burkie, Burning of Cork, Cart Horses, Cathedral Credit Union, Cattle droving, Charles Lynch, Chevonier, Chevron door, Childhood Games, Chimney stack, choir, Chris Curran, Christmas, Christy Ring, Church Of Ireland, Cinemas, Civil War, Classical music, Coal Quay, Coliseum, Comedian, Cork boatmen, Cork Characters, Cork City Hall, Cork Examiner, Cork Shakespearean Company, Cork slang, Corporal Punishment, Coupon for turf, Crane Lane office, Crubeens, Currys Rock, Daughters Of Charity, Denny’s meats, Dickie Glue, Dockers, Dodge Car, Dog Bran, Domestic violence, Dominicans, Donnellys Bakery, Doors in North Chapel nicknames, Dr Dundon, Dr Healy, Dr Kevin Burke, Drag Hunt, Dwyers Fire Escape, Eamon de Valera, Eileen Curran, Eucharistic Hurling Match, Eucharistic Procession, Feck, Fever Hospital, Fever Steps, Films shown North Mon, Fishermen, Flour bags recycled to bedsheets, Ford Boxes, Fords, Forrest Family, Fr Daly, Fr O Flynn, GAA match ferry, Gardai, Germany, Getting a langie, Glen & the Barrs, Gravedock, Grenades, Gutties, Gutty, Halfpenny Door, Hardchaw, Hattons Bakery, Herr Fleischmann, Holy Joe, Hurling, Hurling matches, Industrial Revolution, Innishfallen Ferry, IRA, IRA pensions, Jack Lynch, Jamjars, Jews in Cork, Jeyes Fluid, Jimmy Crowley, John F Kennedy Cork Visit, John Redmond St, John St, Johnny Jump Up, Jones Pawn Shop, Jussi Björling, Kathy Barry, Kenmare cattle boat, Keysers Hill, Kilgrews Shop, Kippins, Klondyke, Langey On The Bus, Laurel And Hardy, Lee Fields, Lee Road, Lee Road Waterworks, Lido, Lifeboats, Linehans Sweet Factory, Lofty, Lower Glanmire Road, Malting House, Mass, Maureens Bar, Mental Health, Michael Collins, Mills Bombs, Moneylenders, Mortuary, Mr Burke bomb maker, Mr Horsford, Mr McCarthy, Mrs Horowitz, Murphys Brewery, Murphys Houses, Murphys Rock, Murphys shaft, Music, Nana Connell, National Grain Silo, Niall Toibin, North Cathedral, North Chapel, North Chapel Renovations, North Gate Bridge, North Infirmary, North Mon, North Monastery, North Pres, Northside versus Southside, Nuns, O Flynn brothers, On The Lang, Opera, Opera House fire, Organ, Our Lady’s Mental Hospital, Pa Coughlans bar, Pairc Ui Caoimh, Panto, Parkinsons disease, Passage West, Pat Buckleys Bar, Patricks Hill, Pawn Shops, Peck of coal, Penny Door, Penny on railway line, Pianist, Pigs, Polio outbreak 1956, Psychiatric nurse, Public Baths Blackrock, Queen Elizabeth 2, Queen Of England, Raids, Railway overalls, Recovering bodies, Redemption Road, Rifle butts, River Lee, Road Bowling, Roman Street, Royal Doctor, Rubrics, Salonica song, Santa Claus, Savoy, School, Sculpture, Seamus Murphy, Shandon St, Shawlies, Shawls, Sheep, Shell Oil, Shipbuilding, Ships scrapped, Shops on Roman St, Sing songs, Sister Monica McCarthy, Slaughtering geese, Small Nana, Smather of snuff, smoking, Speech training, St Annes Church Shandon, St Marys Hall, St Stephens Day, Steering Cars, Street children, Sunbeam Woolsey, Tenor, The Bells Of St Marys, The Loft, The Log, The Mardyke, The Old Reliable bar, The Rancher, The Wran, Thunder up the alley, Tilly Fleischmann, Trade Unions, Treaty, turf, turkeys, UCC Music Department, University College Cork, Vatican 2, Veterans, Walcker Orgelbau Organ builders, War of Independence, Washing windows, Watercourse Road, Westerns, William Dunlea, William Dwyer, Wolfe Tone St, Woodbines, World War 1, Wren Boys
Tags: Allotments, Anglesea Street, Barrett’s Buildings, BBC, Bingo, Bird-Catching, Blackpool, Bowling, Boxing, Boy Murphy, Card Games, Children’s Games, Children’s Mass, Christy Ring, Churchfield, Coliseum Theatre, Corbett’s Lane, Cork Corporation, Don, Donncha Ó Céileachair, Drisheen, Echo Boys, Evening Echo, Fair Hill, Fairs, Father O’Flynn, Faulkner’s Lane, Food, Gurranabraher, Gurranabraher Road, Hiroshima, Housey Housey, Housing, Irish Language, Jack Lynch, Johnny Chris Kelleher, Kearney’s Lane, Margaret O’Sullivan, Mossy Condon, Newsboys, Newspapers, Nicknames, Northside, O’Flynn family; O’Gorman’s Factory, Pádraig Ó hÓgáin, Polly Kelleher, Seán O’Mahony, Sketchy Roche, Slaughterhouses, Social Housing, Sport, St Anne’s Hurling Club, Street names, TB, The Holly Bough, Tommy Hyde, Tommy Kelleher, Trimbath Mulcahy, Trimbath’s Lane, Tripe, Tripe Houses, Tuberculosis, Walter McEvilly, Working class, Working life, World War II
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…
Tags: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, Christy Ring, Coal Quay, Cork 2005, Cork Athletic, Disability, Education, Electricity, Emigration, Farming, Fitzgerald’s Park, Football, Gas Light, Hurling, Liam McCarthy Cup, London, Michael O’Geallabhain, Music, Musical Instruments, Opera, Politics, Poverty, Religion, Sean O’Riada, Social Class, Spirituality, Sport, The Inisfallen, The Middle Parish, Trinity College Dublin, UCC, Uileann pipes, University College Cork