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  • Tags: Social Life

part 9.mp3
Carmel talks about the difference she and her children experienced in childhood in terms of education etc. She also talks about whether not she regrets moving back

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

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 7_ Growing up and changes in social life.mp3
Mary talks about childhood, growing up and play. As she grew up, she speaks on going to dances as a teenager

Part 11_ Social life of Cork City.mp3
Grace ends our interview with speaking a little more about the popular activities of social life for Cork City's young people as she was growing up, and how she did not take part in as much as others.

Part 7_ relationships and independence.mp3
Grace talks about her friendships and romantic relationships, how she never got married and why she did not want to lose her independence. She speaks of how she preferred to on her own.

Part 5_ Social life and changes in O'Donovans .mp3
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.

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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 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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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…

Family.mp3
John discusses his family life. He talks about how emigration and religion factored in his family. Also, he mentions the type of social life that existed when he was growing up.

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