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.
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.
Grace discusses what social life had been like for her in Cork in the late '40s and through the '50s. She also describes the changes in O'Donovan's over the years as modernity pushes to develop Ireland.
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.