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  • Tags: Tuberculosis (TB)

Interviewee Michael visiting his sister Irene at Sarsfield Court Sanatorium.
Michael and Theresa are husband and wife and live on Fairhill on the north side of Cork city. Michael is 87 years old and Theresa is 85 years old. In this interview they both talk about their experiences of TB in Cork during the 1940s and the 1950s.…

CFP00730 Johnny Chris Kelleher TB and Diph.mp3
Johnny Chris was born in 1929 in Fair Lane, later called Wolfe Tone Street. His mother, Mary Margaret Kelleher (1901 - 1970) was married twice; her first husband died of Tuberculosis in 1924. In this excerpt, Johnny tells of his mother being widowed…
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