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melbrook

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RODEN STREET
« on: April 26, 2009, 09:48:03 PM »
ANYONE REMEMBER ALECS SHOP IN RODEN STREET .ALEC WORE THESE BIG BI-FOCAL GLASSES.

carbolicsoap

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Re: RODEN STREET
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2009, 09:49:31 PM »
Are you talking about the top end of Roden street,at the Donegall Road?

melbrook

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Re: RODEN STREET
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2009, 09:52:20 PM »
NO IT WAS IN THE MIDDLE ACROSS FROM BARTON STREET.

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Re: RODEN STREET
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2009, 09:53:54 PM »
NO IT WAS IN THE MIDDLE ACROSS FROM BARTON STREET.

Ah right!  I wouldnt remember that,was that before the Westlink was built?

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Re: RODEN STREET
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2009, 09:57:03 PM »
what about Liggio,s fish and chip shop

melbrook

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Re: RODEN STREET
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2009, 10:08:53 PM »
BENNY LEGGIOS . BENNY WAS A WE HUNCHBACK A LOVELY WE MAN HAD THE BEST ICE -CREAM IN BELFAST

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Re: RODEN STREET
« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2009, 07:31:24 PM »
I remember Alex and Benny. I would agree that they they had the best ice cream in Belfast.
Two silly oul monarchs in battle did join, each wanting his head on the back of a coin, if the irish had sense they would throw both in the boyne.

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Re: RODEN STREET
« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2009, 09:39:28 PM »
Spent a memorable night in Roden St, barracks many moons ago.
Also remember
Oh Benny Liggio
He sold ice creamio
Sixpence a pokio
Oh Benny Liggio

melbrook

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Re: RODEN STREET
« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2009, 07:18:24 PM »
anyone remember the wee off licience in barton st. my father used to bottle the wine for paddy mathews.

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Re: RODEN STREET
« Reply #9 on: April 29, 2009, 09:43:01 PM »
there was a Wards off licence in Roden St run by a brother and sister.Best Drawbridge around

melbrook

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Re: RODEN STREET
« Reply #10 on: April 29, 2009, 09:54:27 PM »
    yes there was a wards alright across from the police barracks.

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Re: RODEN STREET
« Reply #11 on: May 06, 2009, 03:11:54 PM »
My Uncle Alfie had a shoe repair shop in Roden Street, pretty far down from the Donegall Road on the right hand side of Roden Street and I think if I look thru me old fotos there might be one of him in his wee shop. I still remember the smell of the "solution" they used to glue on the heels and soles of the shoes. Uncle Alfie passed on some years ago now but I often wonder what Roden Street is like - might have to check it out on Google maps street view.

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Re: RODEN STREET
« Reply #12 on: May 08, 2009, 12:07:00 PM »
I remember a shop on Roden St where my Granda took me to get sweets on the way to Windsor, "Castles" I think was the name.
I remember a news item one time where twins died on the same day although miles apart, I think one of them died in a fishing accident, as far as I remember they were the shop owners sons.

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Re: RODEN STREET
« Reply #13 on: May 13, 2009, 02:07:31 PM »
i used to go to the barbers facing the police barricks to have my hair cut i am not sure but it might have been called mc courts he put a wee plank across the seat for me to sit on and if he has any of the hair he cut can i have it back

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Re: RODEN STREET
« Reply #14 on: May 18, 2009, 09:49:30 PM »
 :)I remember Roden Street well and all the places mentioned. I even remember Big Dan. Pongo