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Fishamble Street Then and Now

A journey through time and a walk through the history of Fishamble Street.

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Fishamble Street Then and Now

Pat Casey of number 26 Fishamble street walks and talks about his area, looking at the music and news of the past.

Fishamble Street within the old Dublin walls dates back to the 14th century.

It's been the site of a fish market, an open-air slaughterhouse but is most famous as the site of the first performace of Handel's Messiah. A journey through time.

Produced and presented by Ray Lynott.

First broadcast Saturday 11th April 1988.

An Irish radio documentary from RTÉ Radio 1, Ireland - Documentary on One - the home of Irish radio documentaries.

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