The Barracks – Audio Tour with Frank Boland

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The Barracks – Audio Tour with Frank Boland

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Local historian, Frank Boland, takes us on an audio tour of the housing estate known as the Barracks. It is loosely based on Frank’s book – ‘From the Barrack Gate to the Watering Gates’, about the history of the houses in the estate and its residents.

The ‘tour’ begins on the Main St., at the Barrack Gate, between the Town Hall and the Garda Station, and then goes through the estate, down to the watering gates, finishing on the Main St. beside the Riverbank Arts Centre.

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This recording is designed to be listened to in the comfort and safety of your own home or perhaps you may want to take the same journey and follow in Frank’s footsteps, as he guides you through the history of the Barracks housing estate.

The route is as follows:
1. The Barrack Gate Area
2. A Block (Newbridge or Nowhere Mural)
3. St. Patrick’s Terrace
4. Liffey View (9-12)
5. St. Brigid’s Terrace (Formerly E Block)
6. G Block
7. Liffey View (7-8)
8. The Watering Gates
9. Liffey View (1-6)
10. Ard na hAbhann
11. Liffey Terrace (1-12)
12. Liffey Terrace (13-16)
13. Finish at the Riverbank Arts Centre

Narration by Frank Boland

Music by Paul McCormack – ‘Heart of Iron

Sound & Production by Stephen & Martin Connelly


Date And Time

01-06-2021 @ 08:00 AM to
30-06-2021 @ 11:30 PM

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