Documentary On Limerick’s Frank McCourt Goes Online


Frank McCourt Documentary

A Three-part documentary on Frank McCourt and the legacy of his book, Angela’s Ashes, has been produced by in association with the Limerick Leader.
The first part of the series follows Angela’s Ashes tour guide Mick O’Donnell around Limerick, stopping at notable points in the author’s life.

The series – A Tribute to Frank McCourt, The Angela’s Ashes Tour – has already been seen by hundreds of people online this week. It can be viewed on Limerick Leader TV by clicking here.

Friends and relatives of the late author, who shot to fame in 1996 with the publication of his first memoir, have been interviewed for the first segment.

Among those interviewed are relatives Ger and Tommy Sheehan, and childhood friend Gerry Lillis…

Angela’s Ashes Part 1 – The Tour

Part 1 follows the Angela’s Ashes tour of the city. We took the tour with a group of Franks oldest friends, tour guide Mick O Donnell and Una Heaton, the owner of Leamy House, Frank’s former school and now an Angela’s Ashes museum. McCourt last visit…

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The Irish Repertory Theatre has just revived The Irish…and How They Got That Way, the 1997 revue about Irish history written by the memorist Frank McCourt who died last summer. It’s clearly a labor of love for the company, …

Publish Date: 07/24/2010 12:46


FRANK mccourt, a former NEW YORK CITY schoolteacher who turned his miserable childhood in LIMERICK, IRELAND into the phenomenally popular, PULITZER PRIZE winning memoir ANGELA’S ASHES, died Sunday afternon in MANHATTAN. He was 78. …

Publish Date: 07/20/2009 8:46

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