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  • Tags: childhood illness

CFP00714 Imelda Cunning Vaccinations and the difference from Glasgow.mp3
Imelda Cunning, originally from Glasgow, Scotland. Trained as a podiatrist. Imelda moved to Ireland in 1999. Upon taking her position a podiatrist in Grattan Street medical centre she noticed the difference between her patients in Glasgow and those…

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…

CFP00199 Alison Morley Losing sight to German Measles.mp3
Alison Morley, who was interviewed by Lorraine Cahalane in 1998, grew up on the Northside of Cork City. At the very beginning of the interview, she is asked about her earliest memory, and she recalls getting her sight for the first time at the age of…

CFP00311 Sr Marie Collins Death by measlePA.mp3
This excerpt is from Cork Folklore Project Sound Recording CFPSR00311, carried out on 14 June 2000.

Sister Marie Collins was born around 1920 in Limerick, to farming parents, and became a Presentation Sister and a teacher. She attended primary…
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