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1922-2022: A Century of Change (Part 3)

Maurice and Jane O’Keeffe of Irish Life and Lore are pleased to announce the publication of the third and final part of the ‘1922-2022: A Century of Change’ oral history collection.

Browse the 67 new oral history recordings here.

This significant and wide-ranging oral history project, comprising 287 recordings and conducted over three years, commemorates the centenary of the of the formation of the Irish Free State (Saorstát Eireann).

The interviewees include leaders in business and finance, in the arts and culture arenas, in media, agriculture, education, politics, engineering and architecture, health, the defence forces, and sport. These men and women, or their immediate family members, have all made a significant contribution to life in Ireland since the foundation of the state.

Browse the 133 recordings in part 1 of the collection here 

Browse the 87 recordings in part 2 of the collection here


Watch RTÉ Radio One’s Justin McCarthy in conversation with Maurice O’Keeffe of Irish Life and Lore on the occasion of the launch of “A Century of Change 1922-2022 pt2” at the RDS on 9 December 2020.

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