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  • Tags: Social Norms

part 2.mp3
Carmel talks about her move from city life to rural Irish life

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 4.mp3
Kathleen describes the various social outlets available to women in the university at this time. She makes particular note of the organised dances that were held for the students on Sunday nights and how they formed the focal point of her social…

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.

Part 1.mp3
Kathleen talks about her early life and her education prior to university. She describes the requirements necessary for entrance into Medicine in the 1940s and the process of applying.

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 5_ Marriage & moving to self-employment.mp3
Mary speaks of getting married, the social norms associated with it and her husband's work
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