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  • Tags: Gender Differences

Part 6.mp3
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 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.

Part 3.mp3
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.

Part 2.mp3
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.

Phil Spellman Interview Part 2.mp3
Phil Spellman talks about the social life at university and the various outlets that the students had to socialise with their peers.

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 4_ Wages and Unions and working lives of other women.mp3
Graces discusses her job in O'Donovan's Provisions in detail. She speaks of the wages for various staff, the unions they were a part of, and how they compared to other stores.
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