Frank ‘Horse’ O’Brien (part 2)
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Frank ‘Horse’ O’Brien (part 2)


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Theme 7: Irish Diaspora

In this second section of his recording, Frank O’Brien describes his investment portfolio, recalling his successes in the real estate business and noting his entrepreneurial skills in this area. He joined Norman Hill Realty Inc. in a senior position and he mentions the sites he developed on the outskirts of the city. Frank is now Senior Vice-President of the company. He reminisces on his sporting days in Cork, which included a cycling expedition from Cork to Rome in 1947, and he also recalls his rugby playing days and being selected to play for Munster.

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48 hours

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CDHC18-43, Irish Diaspora

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore

Date Recorded


Location of Recording

Toronto, Canada