Stories list


Cromwell's General in 1649 and a bomb in 1921

Willie Fraher tells us of the demise of Cromwell's right-hand man, Lietenant General Jones at this address and rumours of poison. Reference is also made to the use of the house by military or police forces in 1921.


Old School Memories

Paddy Fitzgerald tells some of his memories of attending the Old School and Lady Lawless' scheme for encouraging good attendance rates at the school.


Threshing machine

The sounds of a threshing machine after about 2 hours of warming up the engine.


Craic at McEvoys Pub

Paddy Fitzgerald of Newcastle in south Dublin tells us of the craic he had in McEvoys pub on the corner.


Cottage life in Newcastle, Dublin

Paddy Fitzgerald tells us some of memories of visiting the Roe family in their thatched cottage with mud walls. 'You could look at the stars out through the chimney.'


Morris Marina Coupé

Engine sounds of a 1973 British Leyland Morris Marina Coupé. Recorded on 190612 at Midway, Portlaoise, in a chance encounter with Mr. Joe Peacocke of Portlaoise.