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Part 4_ Wages and Unions and working lives of other women.mp3
Graces discusses her job in O'Donovan's Provisions in detail. She speaks of the wages for various staff, the unions they were a part of, and how they compared to other stores.

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.

Part 6_ Moving on and changing times.mp3
Grace gives a description of what it was like working in O'Donovan's in the later years. She talks of the shop closing and moving on as Cork changes.

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 8_ Mother's life and religion.mp3
Grace discusses her mother's life in more detail and the difficulties she faced without growing up without her parents for her early years. Grace talks about how her mother's open mindedness reflected on herself, especially regards to religion.

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…

Whyte Part 1.mp3
Understanding the personal importance of P.B.C to a past pupil and current principal. Background of the role of rugby in the school.

Whyte Part 2.mp3
School's ethos. Charitable interests. How academic success spills over onto the rugby pitch.

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The influence of P.B.C on professional rugby. Coaching and playing.

Hegarty Pt 1.mp3
A fantastic insight into the golden era of rugby at P.B.C.

Hegarty Part 2.mp3
Past pupil and former teachers views on players welfare, school and professional. A rounded discussion of rugby union, amateur and professional.

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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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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…

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Jackie tells us about his life as a farmer. In this he also reveals the history behind the name 'The Farmer'.

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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 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 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 recites a poem that he frequently recites at many of the rambling houses in Killarney and the neighbouring towns.

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

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.
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