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Part 4_ Better work.mp3
Mary speaks of working in Dunlop's, the gender differences, and their Union Representatives. She also describes the perception of the representatives, and opportunity in Dunlop's

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.

Part 3_ Moving On and better living.mp3
Mary talk of her job in-between work of sewing before moving from the Hanover to Dunlop's working as an inspector. With her father back to work, the family were getting on better.

Part 6_ From Comfort to a little regression.mp3
Mary describes her life building a family of her own, and her husband's business.

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Jim explains when and why he joined An Garda Siochana, where he trained, and where he was first stationed.

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Jim discusses the sports he played, the levels of respect shown to him, and how a career with the Gardai was a career for life.

Phil Spellman Interview Part 3.mp3
Phil Spellman speaks about the accommodation and academic aspects of life as a medical student in UCC, as well as her early experience as a trainee doctor working with some of Cork’s poor families.

Phil Spellman Interview Part 4.mp3
Phil Spellman talks about her working life after university where she emigrated to England and the United States only to return to Ireland where she spent most of her working life.

Work.mp3
John Coffey speaks of his working life. He was first a rent collector with his father, which required him to travel a lot on his bike. He also discusses his job in Killarney as a welfare officer with the local council

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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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.

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Maura tells us about the first job she had after leaving school. She tells us about her husband and that she left work after marrying, like most other women, and raised a family. We are told about her grandchildren and her own grandparents. The…

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

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Carmel talks about her education and employment opportunities that she received in Fethard

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Carmel talks about why she decided to return to England in the 1980s

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Carmel talks about moving to London and the differences between there and Ireland. She also talk talks about employment opportunities

Move in with Aunts.mp3
Joan discusses her responsibilities as a young woman and taking care of her extended family

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Jackie begins by telling of his siblings emigrating. He continues by talking about his major health scare and emphasises how lucky he is to be alive. Photograph courtesy of Deirdre Kerins. It is a picture Jackie's nephew painted of Jackie on his…

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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