Siobhan O’Brien and Jack Riordan
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Siobhan O’Brien and Jack Riordan


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Track 1: Siobhan talks about her early days in the performing arts, her mentors Father Christopher O’Flynn and a teacher from Presentation Convent. Her early days on radio with Geraldine Neeson, and her sporting prowess at St Angela’s College and UCC. Track 2: Jack’s college days in Terenure, Dublin and joining the Dublin Shakespearean Society. He discusses meeting Siobhan in 1963. Siobhan’s participation in the Gilbert and Sullivan shows. Track 3: Siobhan’s teaching career in Cobh. The old-time music hall. Track 4: Jack’s experiences in stage management. Track 5: The Slag Shows and Siobhan’s involvement. Track 6: Gaining celebrity status. Track 7: A discussion on John B. Keane’s plays, staged in Cork. Siobhan’s long association with the play ‘Many Young Men of Twenty’. Track 8: Jack and Siobhan discuss other plays in which they were involved.

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Audio series:

Cork Theatrical Collection


128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

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10.53 MB, 10.77 MB, 4.60 MB, 4.68 MB, 16.40 MB, 1.20 MB, 39.71 MB

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A love of theatre

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe