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Sociology, Interdisciplinary, History, Folklore studies

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Radio Interview about Jammet's Restaurant with George Hook on Newstalk on 5th October 2012.


Dr. Máirtín Mac Con Iomaire interview with George Hook on The Right Hook, Newstalk 106 on Friday 5th October 2012 about Jammet's restaurant following a special tribute to Jammet's dinner hald and fundraiser for the Jack and Jill Foundation in the Shelbourne Hotel on Thursday 4th October 2012. The interview discusses the orgins of the restaurant, its two different locations, the various entrances and facilities with in the restaurant. It also discusses how it was considered to be one of the best restaurants in the world in the 1950s but eventually closed due to the death of the Louis Jammet, the growing popularity of suburban living, the rising importance of car parking, and the failure of the next generation to secure planning permission for a new Jammet's on Shelbourne Road.