The Tenters – where I was born. Ger and Helen were also born here in 19 O’Curry Road.
Oscar Square, just over from O’Curry Road where we lived – I can remember going to visit the Paddy and Phyllis O’Connors across Oscar Square. Dad worked with Paddy. Ann their daughter was the first “famous” person I knew. She represented Ireland in the 100 and 200 metres freestyle and relay in the Olympics in both Mexico (1968) and Munich (1972)
Pimlico – we used to visit the Fogarty’s who lived about 4 houses down. Mrs Fogarty had made Mam and Dad’s wedding cake and did the catering at their wedding.
Weavers Square off Cork Street – where Ger started school and where I started teaching. The school has been replaced by apartments. but the Convent where I did my interview is still there. it still caters for the community.
The entrance to the “Old” Coombe Hospital. It was demolished before I started teaching in Weaver’s Square and the new hospital was built on Cork Street.
The Liberty Market on Frances Street – the laughs we had when Dad suggested we should be buying our shoes there!!!
Thomas Street Church. Mam’s friend Rita F used to go there every Friday because there was a special devotion to St Rita. I brought the lads there to see the crib on the Christmas Eve Shay was being discharged from James Hospital.
The old wall of Dublin – all that remains.