Muirdeach Maher 21st July 2017 Skylark Centre, Athenry, Co. Galway
Interviewer: Clare Doyle (CD)
Interviewee: Muirdeach Maher (MM)
[It’s someone’s birthday]
MM: ..and they’re going to have a party for her
CD: What will you have to eat at the party?
MM: They said, “will you come?” and I said, “I will!”
CD: Lovely, sure you may as well
CD: There will be birthday cake
MM: Birthday cake
MM: Maybe Dolores might want one, I had mine and Paddy Burke’s and it was a laugh!
CD: Was it?!
MM: It was!
CD: What else did you have to eat at the birthday? You had the cake
MM: Cake and then we had Gussy Forde playing and used to take photographs
CD: Very nice
MM: But now, but now that’s all gone and we had a party, me and Liamie and Michael. Michael had an appointment today but Michael’s party was the same time as Liamie. A girl and a man came out and asked them, whose birthday it is? I said Liamie and Michael and I sang one more song
CD: Lovely, so you had a party and there was singing and there was cake?
MM: Yeah, in the house in Claregalway
CD: Yeah, sure that sounds like a nice day
MM: Yeah, that what we had