Fossetts Circus At 125 years Of Age


CHARLES O’BRIEN of Fossetts Circus speaks to Ger Leddin on the occasion of their 125th year in existence.

Charles talks about the history of Fossetts Circus with the oldest official documentation of it reaching back to 1888, the new audience members attending the circus from outside of Ireland, the generations of families passing on memories to younger generations through the circus and the issues of animal cruelty in the circus business.


Duration: 19'39" DATE: March 28, 2013
Interviewer:Ger Leddin
Producer:Ger Leddin
Interviewee:Charles O'Brien
Themes:Irish Life & Culture
Keywords:fossetts circus, family entertainment, animal cruelty,
LocationIreland Time Period:2013
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
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