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how he left the army.mp3
Con tell us how he managed to leave the army

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Anna talks about her childhood in Liscarroll, Co. Cork. She recalls the house she grew up in and her parents. The picture above which was provided by Anna is of her at four years of age (bottom right), her parents and sister.

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Anna talks about her childhood in Liscarroll Co. Cork. She recalls the house she grew up in and her parents. The picture above which was provided by Anna is of her (bottom right), her parents and sister.

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Anna talks about her experience in education and how her main ambition in life was to be a nurse. The picture above was supplied by Anna and is of herself at the age of seventeen.

Childhood.mp3
Con (b.1950) discusses what like in Ireland was like during his childhood in Ireland, he then continues to speck about his experience in primary school.

in the army.mp3
Con describes his experience in the army and how it helped him grow as a person.

David Currans Interview Part 1.wav
The importance of soccer in the Cobh Community

David Currans Interview Part 2.wav
The importance of soccer in the Cobh Community

David Currans Interview Part 3.wav
The importance of soccer in the Cobh Community

David Currans Interview Part 4.wav
The importance of soccer in the Cobh Community

Donal O'Donovan Interview, Part 1..mp3
Donal answers when and why he joined An Garda Siochana, referring to the selection process and how he dealt with living away from home for the first time.

Donal O'Donovan Interview, Part 2..mp3
Donal discusses the issue of respect and how it doesn't automatically come with the uniform. He also recalls an incident early in his career where a colleague was murdered.
Small mention to the topic of pay and job stability.

Donal O'Donovan Interview Part 3.mp3
Donal speaks about his different roles during his time in the Garda Siochana, up to his retirement in 2007.
He describes his first impressions of Blarney and what influenced his decision to return to the village.

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Donal O'Donovan Interview, Part 4.mp3
Donal gives his thoughts on the levels of crime in Blarney during his time stationed here, and holds it in comparison to other areas in the country.
He also recalls some of the more morbid moments of his career, referencing a number of crime…

Donal O'Donovan Interview, Part 5..mp3
Donal explains the role of the Gardaí in the local community, comparing those living in the areas they serve, and those in larger cities.
He discusses his job as sergeant, recent cutbacks in the force, and his own retirement, and also offers some…

Part 1_ Family Life & early days.mp3
Grace describes her parents and her earliest childhood memories. She speaks of where her family lived, in Cork and in Southern England.

Part 10_ Regrets, views life then and now.mp3
Graces talks briefly on past regrets and her satisfaction with life. She also describes how she perceives the differences in Cork from when she was a child and how children are now in the city.

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Part 11_ Social life of Cork City.mp3
Grace ends our interview with speaking a little more about the popular activities of social life for Cork City's young people as she was growing up, and how she did not take part in as much as others.

Part 2_ Education & Community & father's work.mp3
Grace talks about her early education near the Lough and the sense of community she had growing up. She also speaks of her father's jobs when she was growing up.

Part 3_ School to starting out at work.mp3
Grace moves from difference of at school between boys and girls, and the differences between rich and not as wealthy. She then talks about starting off working in a prestigious shop within the heart of Cork City.
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