Browse Items (6 total)

CFP00617_Marie McAllen.jpg
Marie was born and raised in Ballyphehane, before and after development of corporation housing. Her Mother’s family name was Cronin and her grandmother was Halloran who owned Halloran’s orchard where the Ballyphehane Church now stands.

Margaret Newman.jpg
Margaret Newman was born in 1922. She explains that before the Sunbeam factory there was a flax mill, which employed some children in the late 1800s.
How children ordered their presents from Santa.

Note: This is one of 4 interviews conducted with…

Mason Banner.jpg
Joesph starts off the interview by talking through his work history. From working for Sisks at 16 to his job as a foreman for the Cork city council. Joesph mentions some of the building projects he has been involved in, from the churched in Blackrock…

Jim Fahy Picture July 2016.jpg
Jim Fahy is a stonemason who was interviewed in 2015 by Michael Moore from the Cork Folklore Project, also a stonemason. Jim Fahy comes from several generations of stonemasons on both sides of his family. He describes the ‘closed trade’ system, which…

Jack Johnson again with Monkstown football team crop.jpg
Jack begins by describing his family background in the mason trade and his own beginnings as a mason.

He then talks about social events and going to dances at The Arcadia club. Jack then mentions his growing up in Monkstown and schooldays.…
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2