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A review of 'Women of the House: Women's Household Work in Ireland 1922-1961. Discourses, Experiences and Memories by Caitriona Clear'
(Galway Archaeological & Historical Society, 2001)
This study is based on exhaustive research in government departmental correspondence and reports, folklore records, newspapers, handbooks, periodicals and prescriptive literature, as well as on the personal testimonies of ...
A review of 'Irish Women at Work 1930–1960. By Elizabeth Kiely and Máire Leane' (Pre-published version)
(Cambridge University Press, 2013)
This exploration of Munster women’s experience in the workplace is based on the stories of forty-two women, representing a broad spectrum of generational, social and employment backgrounds. It is one of two linked outcomes ...