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D’You Remember Yer Man? - A Memory of Dublin’s Famous Characters

Availability: In Stock
ISBN: 9781848403772
AuthorAherne, Bobby
Pub Date22/09/2021
BindingPaperback
CountryIRL
Dewey941.5
Publisher: New Island Books
Quick overview Re-print. A tumbling trip through the dozens and dozens of street characters that have walked Dublin and its suburbs’ streets.
€9.95

Talk to anybody who has ever lived in Dublin, and they’ll be able to tell you about some of the strange characters who have roamed this city’s streets throughout the ages.
According to historian Éamonn Mac Thomáis, the likes of Johnny Fortycoats, Hairy Yank, All Parcels, Hairy Lemon, Bang Bang, Shellshock Joe and Mary Wallpaper would often huddle together for heat along the wall outside of Thompson’s Bakery on Bridgefoot Street. However, this is the first time that all of these people have all been gathered together in print form, along with a whole host of other chancers, oddballs, sweethearts and miscreants.

With cheeky narration from storyteller Bobby Aherne and amusing illustrations by Ruan Van Vliet, D’You Remember Yer Man? tells the stories of over 100 of Dublin’s most peculiar citizens, and takes you down the side-streets of the city which you’d usually try to avoid...

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Talk to anybody who has ever lived in Dublin, and they’ll be able to tell you about some of the strange characters who have roamed this city’s streets throughout the ages.
According to historian Éamonn Mac Thomáis, the likes of Johnny Fortycoats, Hairy Yank, All Parcels, Hairy Lemon, Bang Bang, Shellshock Joe and Mary Wallpaper would often huddle together for heat along the wall outside of Thompson’s Bakery on Bridgefoot Street. However, this is the first time that all of these people have all been gathered together in print form, along with a whole host of other chancers, oddballs, sweethearts and miscreants.

With cheeky narration from storyteller Bobby Aherne and amusing illustrations by Ruan Van Vliet, D’You Remember Yer Man? tells the stories of over 100 of Dublin’s most peculiar citizens, and takes you down the side-streets of the city which you’d usually try to avoid...

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