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The 1st of our series of Podcasts – Irene McInnes

In the first episode of Tales Fae the East we speak with Irene McInnes of Dennistoun.  
Irene grew up in the East End, and came to settle in Dennistoun in her 20’s. 
She’s one of the key figures in Reidvale Housing Association, a pioneering community housing association who put their tenants at centre of their operations.

We talk about Irene’s family as she was growing up, her father’s service during the second world war, characters from the community, memories of dancing at the Palais de Dance, going to see bands in the 60’s, the correct type of sausage to have in a roll and so much more. Towards the end of the episode we talk about Reidvale, how it grew and what its role in the community is.

We’re going to be offering podcasting and photography workshops as part of this project. So do check back in on the website to see what’s coming up.

Thanks for listening!

Episode Links:

Bridgeton | Barlanark | Gallowgate | Thomson St School. | Dalmarnock

Tripe and onions | Lorne Sausage | Dennistoun Palais |

Christian McClure | Matt McGinn | Hamish Imlach | Lulu | The Beatstalkers

Lindella | Reidvale | Remembering John Butterly | John Butterly MBE

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