Michael Carrick’s Story

November 15, 2013

Michael CarrickMichael Carrick was 11 in 1941, and living in flat at 155 North Strand Road. He tells the remarkable story of how he and his family climbed through rubble to safety after the bomb destroyed the front half of their entire building, killing the Foran couple in the basement flat below them. He also vividly recalls the events in the days and weeks after the bombing when the family were cared for firstly by the nuns, and then by the Irish Red Cross in Mespil Street. His family were later rehoused in Cabra West.

North Strand Road 153 to 164

NSB_01: 153-164 North Strand Road, highlighting the destruction caused to the street where Michael lived.

Listen to Michael’s story here:

Duration: 41:31 mins

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