Tag Archive: Paul O’Brien

Feb 10

“No more on the Docks I’ll be seen” – an evening of songs & stories at the Ferryman.

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( Poster design :Ciarán Swan )

Dec 22

Celebrating Christmas with a “Selection Box” by Paul O’Brien

  A Christmas treat from Paul O’Brien , as he reminds us of that great seasonal   tradition , the “Selection Box”.

Jun 30

“Roll on the End” – A soldiers letter home (to East Wall 1915)

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“We are having terrible times out here this while back Roll on the end.” These are the last words written in a letter from James Nimmo to his mother Rachael, from number 44 Caledon Road, East Wall. James was a private, a drummer in the Connaught Rangers, killed in action at Flanders on AUGUST 3rd …

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Jun 11

1916 , local history and East Wall & North Wall schools

Three videos of some of the events at local schools during the 1916 centenary year . All produced by Eoin McDonnell , and features pupils from St Joseph’s Co-ed  East Wall and St Laurence O’Toole’s CBS Seville Place.     The local history groups involved can be contacted at :  eastwallhistory@gmail.com northdockpeople@gmail.com  

Jan 31

1916 Rising Centenary – First local events for East Wall , North Strand and North Wall

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The first local events to mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising are taking place on Friday 5th  & Saturday 6th February. Held in conjunction with the Gallery of Photography (Ireland ) there will be a great opportunity to have your photos , memorabilia and documents scanned and become part of the national heritage . …

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Sep 14

East Wall History Festival – 2015

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Aug 28

“FAIRFIELD MEMORIES” – CD launch at The Ferryman

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“FAIRFIELD MEMORIES ” is the latest CD from Paul O’Brien , and will be launched  this Saturday (30th August) at the Dublin Dockworkers Preservation Society heritage event at The Ferryman, Sir John Rogersons Quay, 8.30pm). Paul will be well known to many of you , not just as ‘the local lad with the guitar’ but …

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