Personal Stories

Robert Hughes’s Story

Robert Hughes was an infant in 1941, living on 43 Parnell Road with his parents and two older sisters. His family home was damaged by the Donore Bombings in January 1941, and the family moved temporarily to Wexford. He speaks about long-term impact of bombing on his family, and also his memories of growing up in Dublin in the 1940’s.

Listen to Robert’s story here:

Duration: 20 mins.


Project Name: North Strand Oral History Project