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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.

Whyte Part 1.mp3
Understanding the personal importance of P.B.C to a past pupil and current principal. Background of the role of rugby in the school.

Whyte Part 2.mp3
School's ethos. Charitable interests. How academic success spills over onto the rugby pitch.

Hegarty Pt 1.mp3
A fantastic insight into the golden era of rugby at P.B.C.

Hegarty Part 2.mp3
Past pupil and former teachers views on players welfare, school and professional. A rounded discussion of rugby union, amateur and professional.

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Jim discusses his retirement, his time in UCC, looking back over his career with mention to some incidents in which he was involved with, and gives advice to young people looking to join the force.

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Kathleen talks about her early life and her education prior to university. She describes the requirements necessary for entrance into Medicine in the 1940s and the process of applying.

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Kathleen describes daily life in university, describing the Ladies’ Club where women would congregate in between lectures and the interactions between the sexes in University.

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Kathleen provides us with a picture of the social norms and conventions present in UCC such as public houses being exclusively male environments. She further reflects on the opportunity she possessed in going to college through her social class.

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Kathleen describes the various social outlets available to women in the university at this time. She makes particular note of the organised dances that were held for the students on Sunday nights and how they formed the focal point of her social…

Part 5.mp3
In this segment, Kathleen touches upon the nature of both studying for, and participating in, exams in university at this time. She also describes the status of women doctors in Ireland at the time.

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Kathleen describes her experience emigrating to England immediately after completing her training as a doctor in UCC. She describes the differences between working in England and Ireland. She recounts her experience trying to find work as a married…

Part 11_ Regrets and life now.mp3
Mary describes her one regret in life was not moving on further in school, and not being able to go back. Overall, she describes her happy life.

Part 2_ First Job.mp3
Mary speaks about getting work, her first job, the working life and conditions in Hanover. She also briefly touches on her continued education.

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Maura tells us about her family and what her childhood was like growing up on the North Circular Rd, near the Pheonix Park in Dublin. We are told about the neighbourhood she grew up in, the importance of religion at the time, and her time in school.…

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Carmel talks about the differences she noticed in Ireland between a 20 year period. She also talks about moving a lot affected her own life

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Carmel talks about her move from city life to rural Irish life

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Carmel talks about the change she faced with moving to a rural area

part 9.mp3
Carmel talks about the difference she and her children experienced in childhood in terms of education etc. She also talks about whether not she regrets moving back
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