Dessie Hynes

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This week, Turtle speaks with 92 year old Dessie Hynes, an independent spirit if there was one. Dessie has enjoyed a fabulous career as an entrepreneur and famously owned O’Donoghues pub in Dublin city during the 1970’s and 80’s. As a boy, Dessie knew people who were alive during the Great Hunger - Turtle speaks to Dessie about his childhood, his remarkable career and whether Guinness soaked prunes are really something to be encouraged   Music by Liam Mulvaney

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