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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 9_ Illness in the family.mp3
Mary speaks about illness in Cork City in her childhood as well as her mother's illness. It was hard for her family to cope when they lost their family GP who treated her mother well.

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 9_ Illness and effects of emmigration.mp3
Grace discusses her childhood illness of asthma and how it may have effected her behavior in life. She goes on to mention her interaction with illnesses in Cork as a young teen. Grace talks about the effects emigration had on her life and that of her…

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Jackie discusses his horse and trap, which is a famous sight in Killarney town. He speaks about what transport was available and use in Kerry from the 1920's onwards.

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Jackie recalls some of the instances where he has experienced the 'next world' and the 'dead' appearing to him. He, also, tells us of his travels to religious countries all over the world. The photo that is attached is of Jackie and his wife with…

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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…
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