The Cork Accent Explained by James N. Healy to Gay Byrne on The Late Late Show from Cork in 1982. RTE's The Late Late Show, presented by Gay Byrne, hosted a broadcast in Cork in 1982 with a plethora of Cork entertainment and historical personalities. This video showcases James N. Healy's explanation of the Cork Accent. He gives an historical account of the beginnings and the transformation of the Cork Accent and how the Cork accent diverges from the Northside to the Southside of Cork City.
The Corkonian has a peculiar accent when compared to other Irish Accents. People of Cork regard their accent as one of the Worlds Greatest Accents.
Gay Byrne, host of the world's longest running talk show, The Late Late Show, has a plethora of Cork personalities on his show. In this we can see James N Healy narrating with Billa O'Connell, Niall Tobin, Paddy Comerford and many more.