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harrydunn

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Re: Shankill shops in the 60's
« Reply #255 on: December 29, 2013, 08:15:05 PM »
Charlie Knocker delivered our papers in Brussels Street, he also hung a bag of the morning papers on a hoarding on the corner of Upper Library St where Unity Flats were later built, Charlie would be on his rounds and left an honesty box so people could buy their morning papers on their way to work.

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Re: Shankill shops in the 60's
« Reply #256 on: December 29, 2013, 08:24:31 PM »
Charlie, yes of course. The Shankill has its knockers ( excuse the pun) but it was good for me!!!   :)

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« Reply #257 on: December 30, 2013, 05:27:32 PM »
It was good for a lot of us. What a fantastic place to grow up in. You became street wise very quickly.

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Re: Shankill shops in the 60's
« Reply #258 on: December 31, 2013, 07:16:11 PM »
Does anyone recall Whitesides bakery...agnes st?

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Re: Shankill shops in the 60's
« Reply #259 on: December 31, 2013, 08:23:22 PM »
Does anyone recall Whitesides bakery...agnes st?

Don't remember it, whereabouts in Agnes Street was it ? I remember Hollywoods bakery in Agnes Street.
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Re: Shankill shops in the 60's
« Reply #260 on: September 01, 2019, 08:34:17 PM »
Hello does anyone remember a fish and chip shop on the Shankill in the 50s/60s owned by a Boxer, Thanks Susie

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Re: Shankill shops in the 60's
« Reply #261 on: September 01, 2019, 11:25:05 PM »
Hi Susie, sorry I don't remember one but someone else may drop in to help you. :)

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Re: Shankill shops in the 60's
« Reply #262 on: September 02, 2019, 11:34:30 AM »
Thank you

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Re: Shankill shops in the 60's
« Reply #263 on: September 02, 2019, 12:49:53 PM »

Hello does anyone remember a fish and chip shop on the Shankill in the 50s/60s owned by a Boxer, Thanks Susie


All I can tell you is that Jackie Briers, Irish flyweight champion between 1950 and 1953, managed a fish and chip shop on the Shankill Road in the mid 1960s. I will post the source anon.

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Re: Shankill shops in the 60's
« Reply #264 on: September 02, 2019, 12:53:04 PM »
All I can tell you is that Jackie Briers, Irish flyweight champion between 1950 and 1953, managed a fish and chip shop on the Shankill Road in the mid 1960s.

Jackie Briers, indeed.   :)
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« Reply #265 on: September 02, 2019, 01:01:23 PM »

All I can tell you is that Jackie Briers, Irish flyweight champion between 1950 and 1953, managed a fish and chip shop on the Shankill Road in the mid 1960s. I will post the source anon.


Belfast Telegraph, February 1965:





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Re: Shankill shops in the 60's
« Reply #266 on: September 02, 2019, 04:04:36 PM »
As always CMcG you come up with the goods!

You never cease to amaze me -I so enjoy reading all your posts.

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Re: Shankill shops in the 60's
« Reply #267 on: September 02, 2019, 04:24:41 PM »
Thanks Jilly, hopefully the Jackie Briers reference might trigger someone reading to remember the name and/or address of the fish and chip shop.

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