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Title: Irish Life and Lore Dublin South County Collection 1: Eddie Conroy
Authors: O'Keeffe, Maurice
Conroy, Eddie
Keywords: Architect
Tallaght Theatre
South Dublin Council
Temple Bar
Dun Laoghaire Corporation
Dublin City Council Buildings
Issue Date: 5-Jul-2008
Publisher: Maurice and Jane O'Keeffe
Description: Oral history interview. Eddie Conroy, Age 52, Tallaght. Subject: An architect's vision. Eddie Conroy is a native of Portlaoise, Co. Laois. He qualified from UCD in 1980. Having worked in Germany for a year and then in Kildare he was employed by Dun Laoghaire Corporation. In this recording he describes his involvement in the Temple Bar development, and talks about the Dublin City Council buildings. After moving to Tallaght and South Dublin County Council, the first project he worked on was the theatre in Tallaght for which he organised his own team of workers. He gives a great account of the planning and designing of Tallaght, which diversified from the traditional in what is a most interesting and enlightening recording. The length of this recording is forty six minutes and thirty nine seconds.
Copyright: Reproduced with kind permission of Maurice O'Keeffe of Irish Life and Lore. South Dublin Libraries does not own the rights to this audio recording. If you wish to print or reproduce this audio you must obtain the permission of Irish Life and Lore. See
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