Some words…

Traditional. Home. Real. Irish-owned. Safe. Mixed. Characteristic (meaning full of character). Love. Struggling. Local.

These are some of the words used to describe North Main Street in Cork during oral history interviews. They were selected in response to the question: “If you could choose three words to describe North Main Street, what would they be?” The words convey a mix of different attitudes, from the extremely personal, to those looking for the unique selling point for the street, to the realistic/pragmatic perspective on how the street seems today. Continue reading “Some words…”