Mick Sullivan

M. S.: Eh, well what, what do you mean like… state age or age?

G. B.: Just name, age and then…

M. S.: Well Mick Sullivan, age… let me see, just 68… born and reared in Macken Street, Dublin… remembering the incident of a whole lot of people being down in the basement, going over and looking at it with other kids, and they were all armed with guns of various sorts. I didn’t know what it was about but… then, just from that, we went back over to the old tenement halls and… then suddenly we were whipped in and my mother had me in her arms and she was running down to another house and… I can only remember those things, and then. And again, the… my father like… not being around. And I never remember hearing about him being shot or anything like that. But again… he arrived out of hospital, how long I don’t know, again. He… his coat was all covered with brown, you know the back where he, he’d been shot like in the back like and…

  • Informant
    Mick Sullivan (M. S.)
  • Age
  • Address
    Cabra, Dublin 7 (native of Macken Street, Dublin 2)
  • Collector
    Gerry Brady (G. B.)
  • Date of recording
  • Recording context
    Informant’s home
  • Reference
    (audio) UFP0652
  • Faisnéiseoir
    Mick Sullivan (M. S.)
  • Aois
  • Seoladh
    Cabra, Baile Átha Cliath 7
  • Bailitheoir
    Gerry Brady (G. B.)
  • Dáta Taifeadta
  • Comhthéacs Taifeadta
    Teach an fhaisnéiseora
  • Tagairt
    (fuaim) UFP0652
Pedestrians at the junction of Gardiner Street and Talbot Street [Gerard Brady, July 1980]