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  • Tags: Living Conditions

part 12.mp3
Carmel talks how materialism has changed Ireland and possibly killed rural Irish life

part 11.mp3
Carmel compares how the the rural life she experienced as a child has changed

part 8.mp3
Carmel talks about why she moved to Leeds to start her family

part 6.mp3
Carmel talks about moving to London and the differences between there and Ireland. She also talk talks about employment opportunities

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.

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.

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Jackie discusses the type of living conditions that existed while he was growing up, mentioning the 'fair days' and what activities they did with the limited means they had

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Jackie who is 101 years of age, begins by discussing his family life and childhood. In this he speaks about topics such as school, living conditions and religion. The photo is of Jackie himself signing his consent form. It was taken in Jackie's…

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

Part 1_ Family Life & early days.mp3
Grace describes her parents and her earliest childhood memories. She speaks of where her family lived, in Cork and in Southern England.

John Coffey Childhood.mp3
John talks about growing up in the 1920's. He discussed his childhood, school, and social conditions.

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

Early Life.mp3
Joan discusses her early life and family history.
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