Ted Crosbie (part 1)
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Ted Crosbie (part 1)


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Track 1: His ancestral background and the family involvement with the ‘Cork Examiner’. The politics of the Crosbies and the burning of the newspaper offices in the 1920s. Track 2: A description of Woodlands House, Montenotte, where he was brought up. The Whitaker family, his mother’s people. Track 3: Joining the engineering department of the newspaper in 1949. Track 4: The Emergency period in Cork, and his father’s involvement in manoeuvres. Track 5: He discusses his first cousin George Crosbie, who joined the newspaper in 1948, the directorship at that time, and an account of printing in those days. Track 6: The introduction of the computer to the business, and the retraining of staff. This interview has been published in the Irish Life and Lore pubication “Chronicles of Cork”.

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Audio series:

Cork Theatrical Collection


128 kbps

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48 hours

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13.13 MB, 19.73 MB, 5.84 MB, 6.40 MB, 21.37 MB

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The ‘Cork Examiner’ newspaper

Recorded by:

Charlie Ginanne