The class photo below arrived from an anonymous well-wisher. Every single boy – I hear – passed the 11+ from this Class of 1961-2. This might be the same group I uploaded two years ago. Is it? In any case, the first photo was certainly not in colour. Go ahead and name them all for […]
When we went to see, ‘The Song of Bernadette’ and a local priest appeared before the start and ordered prayers, we all squeezed down dutifully on the greasy floor between the rows of seats and prayed like mad to Saint Bernadette.
When the ‘Savoy‘ cinema in Monaghan Street was blown up in 1953 after showing the newsreel of the Coronation, I rushed into my granny’s house from school at dinner-time with the news that ‘the Catholics blew up the Savoy!’