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  • Interviewee is exactly "Jim Byrne"

Part 5.mp3
Jim discusses his retirement, his time in UCC, looking back over his career with mention to some incidents in which he was involved with, and gives advice to young people looking to join the force.

Part 4.mp3
Jim gives his first impressions of Blarney, of the new facilities now in place, and talks about the importance of the role of the Gardaí in the community. He also mentions the more recent cutbacks, and the effect they had on groups of people such as…

Part 3.mp3
Jim tells us when he came to Blarney, what the current Garda set-up was like, the process of becoming a detective, and the lack of counselling services available to Gardaí at the time.

Part 2.mp3
Jim discusses the sports he played, the levels of respect shown to him, and how a career with the Gardai was a career for life.

Part 1.mp3
Jim explains when and why he joined An Garda Siochana, where he trained, and where he was first stationed.
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