Browse Collections (10 total)

The Homesick Emigrants

This study looks into what life was like in Ireland during the 1950s. It will aim to discover the reasons for a rise of emigration during that period.…

Migration & Return: Carmel Millett-Trimble

In this interview Carmel talks about moving from England to Ireland at and young age, and then returning to England for work in the 1980s. She later…

Rugby Union in Presentation Brothers College Cork

A body of interviews and other sources offering an insight into the historical importance and origins of rugby in Pres. These interviews look at the…

UN Peacekeeping

An interview with Tom Quirke as he explains the necessities and boundaries of UN Peacekeeping and an account of the Irish in the Lebanon. Interview by…

Women's Experiences in UCC

This collection features two sisters, Kathleen Purcell and Phil Spellman, as they recount their experience in UCC training as doctors in the 1940s and…

Gardaí in Blarney, Co. Cork: Life and Work

A comparative study into the lives of two retired Gardai who have lived and served in Blarney and its surrounding area. This collection compares and…

Life and Society in Cork City

The aim of this collection is to gain an understanding of middle-class life in Cork City during a period of slow economic and social development in…

Lives of the Noonan Sisters

This project is a collection of interviews and other material detailing the lives of sisters from the Noonan family in County Limerick. The material…

Life in County Kerry in the 20th Century

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This collection is a compilation of interviews from men who grew up in the 1920s. It involves topics such as family, work, transport and religion.…

Women in 20th Century Ireland

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This project focuses on the lives of women from both the rural setting of County Cork and the urban setting of Dublin city centre from the 1930s…