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Angela's Ashes Part 1 - The Tour

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Uploaded on Dec 5, 2010

Part 1 follows the Angela's Ashes tour of the city. We took the tour with a group of Franks oldest friends, tour guide Mick O Donnell and Una Heaton, the owner of Leamy House, Frank's former school and now an Angela's Ashes museum. McCourt last visited Limerick in August 2008 to take part in the tour and on that occasion, the rain stayed at bay as the author walked the by-ways and lanes of his childhood around Barrack Hill.

Mick was nervous when Frank agreed to go on the tour, but he told us it didn't show on the day and that the tour brought back many memories for Frank. The lane along Barrack Hill has been widened, pushed back and is now complete with a row of modern, neat townhouses. "It looks like California," Frank had commented at the time.

The Angela's Ashes tour has now been running for over a decade - beginning two years after the memoir was published in 1996 and it is a tour that will continue to keep running, as the tour guide Mick O'Donnell tells us "the book will never die."

For Richard Lynch: https://www.facebook.com/Richanthon.

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