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CFP00727 Liam OhÚigin Getting vaccinated.mp3
Liam Ó hUigín grew up on Henry Street in the vicinity of North and South Main Streets in the 1940s and 1950s. In this excerpt, Liam describes his trip to Grattan Street dispensary to get vaccinated.

CFP00728 Joe Scanlon Tuberculosis Vaccination in the Dispensary Grattan Street.mp3
Joe Scanlon, who grew up near the Grattan Street Medical Centre in Cork City, remembers the centre, and describes receiving the Tuberculosis vaccination at the age of eight. It was nicknamed ‘The Branding Iron’ among the children, and Joe gives a…
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