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sammy a

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Re: Donegal Pass
« Reply #180 on: April 07, 2012, 01:17:12 PM »

Hiya Sammy  /please dont tell me I was botanic gardens baby hahahahahaha yea polly was great at getting people moving. The only 'sammy a i recall is ashwood there was johnston too but im trying to think who culd be around similar age to my dad. hmmmmmm youre gonna have to end the mystery hahahahahah

i was only about 8 playing "cowboys and indians"when your mum and dad were walking past the bandstand holding hands,
so no mystery there. are you still living on the pass?

bigt1957

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Re: Donegal Pass
« Reply #181 on: April 07, 2012, 02:30:10 PM »

i was only about 8 playing "cowboys and indians"when your mum and dad were walking past the bandstand holding hands,
so no mystery there. are you still living on the pass?

hiya pal yes i still live in the pass but many changes here lol
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jambo

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Re: Donegal Pass
« Reply #182 on: May 06, 2012, 01:01:00 PM »
cassidys was always cassidys. the rams head was further down towards the ormeau road end on the block before the end. bookies on same side on other end of block called "" DUFFS ""....BROTHER USED TO WORK THERE. I LIVED 2 DOORS FROM CASSIDYS PUB. manys a pork pie i had for my tea. they used to bottle there own stout round the side door in apsley street.used to get the tintops from JOHN ,,,one of the workers and nail them along our guiders....good memmories....

jambo

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Re: Donegal Pass
« Reply #183 on: May 06, 2012, 01:07:11 PM »
grew up in the pass,mostly played in rainey street,collected for the boney, got spuds off the back of strayhorns lorry. and made chips in ashwoods house.went to the Thlifeboys then the  35TH bb...family moved to suffolk about 1970.brother lived apsley street. and i used to come back to see all my mates.

bigt1957

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Re: Donegal Pass
« Reply #184 on: May 06, 2012, 06:21:17 PM »
You sound very like a James brother to me hahahahahaha Trevor thompson actually spoke to me on this a few months ago too nice to hear from ya jamesy
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richard mccann

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Re: Donegal Pass
« Reply #185 on: May 07, 2012, 02:48:36 AM »
I used to know an Arthur Conners from Donegall pass we worked together in E.T.Greens in the early 60/s. Does anybody know him?

bigt1957

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« Reply #186 on: May 08, 2012, 09:55:57 AM »
I used to know an Arthur Conners from Donegall pass we worked together in E.T.Greens in the early 60/s. Does anybody know him?

Artie now lives in the Village area of Donegall Rd still takes a drink in the Empire socialclub
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« Reply #187 on: May 08, 2012, 03:01:17 PM »
spot on BIGT ..you got it. han.t seen trevor in many a year. often spoke to his uncle davy about him. hope he is doing well...tommy kennedy often mentions him. wonder has anyone got any school football team photos from 64/65. porters. member seing one a few years ago but the person since lost it.also pictures from the 35TH bb...same era.. had a few. should have looked after them.

bigt1957

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Re: Donegal Pass
« Reply #188 on: May 11, 2012, 12:34:09 PM »


how many penny bubblys you buy here jambo? hahahahahah
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hadgie

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Re: Donegal Pass
« Reply #189 on: May 16, 2012, 01:49:33 PM »
so bigt this ie where you hide.

bigt1957

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Re: Donegal Pass
« Reply #190 on: May 17, 2012, 03:28:03 PM »
only now and again matesy some great threads on here hadgy
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raylyn58

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Re: Donegal Pass
« Reply #191 on: June 11, 2012, 09:50:55 PM »
Lived in 137 vernon street facing pine street

bigt1957

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Re: Donegal Pass
« Reply #192 on: June 12, 2012, 11:12:27 AM »
Hi Raylyn you see many changes now only 71 houses in vernon st and the street still stretches same length lol welcome
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richard mccann

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Re: Donegal Pass
« Reply #193 on: June 15, 2012, 08:16:35 AM »
 Anybody know a Hughie mc Gowan from the pass he also worked in ETGreens at Donegal Quay in the late 50/s same as Artie Conner

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Re: Donegal Pass
« Reply #194 on: June 15, 2012, 11:08:29 AM »
Hi Raylyn you see many changes now only 71 houses in vernon st and the street still stretches same length lol welcome
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