'The Branding Iron': Joe Scanlon remembers receiving the Tuberculosis vaccination at the age of eight in the early 1960s in the Grattan Street Medical Centre, Cork.

Title

'The Branding Iron': Joe Scanlon remembers receiving the Tuberculosis vaccination at the age of eight in the early 1960s in the Grattan Street Medical Centre, Cork.

Description

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 vivid description of his experience that day.

Excerpt length: 2 minutes 22 seconds

Source

CFP00728

Creator

Cork Folklore Project

Contributor

Interviewee: Joe Scanlon
Interviewer: Kieran Murphy

Rights

Cork Folklore Project

Publisher

Cork Folklore Project

Date

25 July 2019

Format

.MP3 audio file, 2 minutes 22 seconds

Identifier

SP0003_CFP00728_Scanlon

Citation

Cork Folklore Project, “'The Branding Iron': Joe Scanlon remembers receiving the Tuberculosis vaccination at the age of eight in the early 1960s in the Grattan Street Medical Centre, Cork.,” Health, accessed October 16, 2021, https://corkfolklore.org/health/items/show/4.

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