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Friday 9 December 2016

"It's eight years since I was evacuated. I remember all the kids played together on the streets while the mothers sat at the side and chatted. The flats had mosaics on them back then. People don't know that little fact.

Brian McCloskey

"It's eight years since I was evacuated. I remember all the kids played together on the streets while the mothers sat at the side and chatted. The flats had mosaics on them back then. People don't know that little fact.

"There was a lovely sense of community about the place. I remember the people used to do a lot of sport. There was always something on. It's different now. Once the last flat goes, that'll be the end of it.

"Ballymun is a great spot. It's as good a place as any. I do like living in the house now, don't get me wrong."

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