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Pauline Matthews

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Pauline Matthews was born in 1950 in the Ballintemple area of Cork city. When she was an infant her mother contracted tuberculosis and was confined to…

Mary O’Donovan


Mary is an elderly woman who recalls her life history. She feels that her memory is not so good, but she clearly recalls personal rather than more…

Evelyn Wainwright


Evelyn was born in the 1940s. Her parents were living in England prior to her birth. Father worked for Ford in Dagenham. Evelyn only met her father a…