|Upstairs Bar. Jim Stretton wearing the St.Patrick's tug of war shirt.|
|Doug McCarthy with the pool cue, Mick Shearer in the background,right, with the dark shirt and Patsy Feeney in the foreground, white shirt.|
More of Pete's story later. Please let me know if you know and remember any of the following Irish in Leicester...
Former accountant. Born
Belturbet, Cavan. Best male Irish friend, sadly died 1985. Lived in Campbell St
Kevin and Marion Smyth
Born Navan, lived in Duncan Rd area.
Patsy and Ann Smyth
Leicester born daughters of Kevin and Marion. Patsy married Jonjo Shearer, son of Bill.
Bill and John Shearer
Brothers from Castlecomer. County Kilkenny. Lived in New Parks.
Born Duleek, County Meath.
Gloria Sherry (Smyth)
born Monaghan, neice of Marion and Kevin. Lives with husband Donal in Monaghan Town.
Other Irish friends
Camelia Keane (stage name Kim Keane). Born 1952, from Limerick, singer with Joe Loss.
Tony Evans, and Wild Honey. Persuaded Pete to visit Ireland in the first place.
Carole Wallace (Carol Clarke) lead singer with New Blues (1976-1983) born May 8 1958 in Bettystown, County Meath. Now living in Drogheda.
John McManus, drummer with New Blues, the Cotton Mill Boys. Born Dublin, formerly engaged to Carole Wallace.
|Jimmy and Benny Macaneary|
If you'd like to be involved contact us on 0116 276 9186 or pop in to:
The Emerald Centre, Gipsy Lane, Leicester. LE5 OTB
We're now also on Twitter: follow me on @irishleicester
Click here to view a map of The Irish in Leicester.