An Irish Friendliness
Interview with Jimmy MacSweeney,
Gay's The Word Bookshop

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Title

An Irish Friendliness
Interview with Jimmy MacSweeney,
Gay's The Word Bookshop

Subject

LGBT Bookshop
Gay's The Word Bookshop, 1979-
Bookshops (LGBTQ)
Gay Bookshops
Jimmy MacSweeney

Description

Interview with Jimmy MacSweeney, Manager at Gay's The Word Bookshop.
Gay's The Word Bookshop opened on 17 January 1979, making it Britain's longest running gay bookshop. It stocks an enormous range of queer literature and strives to create a warm welcoming safe space for the LGBT community.
Originally from Cork, Ireland, Jimmy MacSweeney has worked in Gay's the Word bookshop for over 30 years. As the Manager he brings his warm Irish charm to those he meets.

Creator

Andrew Hassenruck 1961-
malthousefilms.co.uk

Source

Andrew Hassenruck Collection

Date

2020-03

Contributor

Jimmy MacSweeney
Scott Buckley (Music)
www.scottbuckley.com.au

Rights

Permission to use granted by Andrew Hassenruck and Jimmy MacSweeney.
Items in this digital archive are covered by a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License. Please credit Cork LGBT Archive and provide a link back to this site.

Format

MPEG (Video coding standard)

Language

eng

Type

Moving image

Coverage

2020

Citation

Andrew Hassenruck 1961- malthousefilms.co.uk, “An Irish Friendliness
Interview with Jimmy MacSweeney,
Gay's The Word Bookshop,” Cork LGBT Archive, accessed March 31, 2020, http://corklgbtarchive.com/items/show/280.

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