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Frank Dunleavy

Interviewed by Dylan Dunleavy / photographs provided by participants.

Dylan: How long have you lived in your area?
Frank: 45 years.

Dylan: What’s a fond memory you have of living here?
Frank: When Newtown United beat Shelbourne in the Leinster Cup. People have always been nice here.

Dylan: Have you seen this community come back from hard times before?
Frank: In the 1980s, there were two house fires. The community rallied to help the survivors.

Dylan: What sorts of things are you doing to stay connected to your community and family and what does community mean to you?
Frank: Community means a lot to me. It means helping people. I do my best to keep the housing estate clean.

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