Corinne Harrison (née Dennison), b. 1943
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Corinne Harrison (née Dennison), b. 1943


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Track 1: Background in North Tipperary, on the shores of Lough Derg. Entered Trinity College Dublin in 1962 as an undergraduate, but discontinued her studies. Undertook a secretarial course and subsequently secured a post with Massey Ferguson, who manufactured agricultural machinery. Appointed to the Administration Department at Trinity in 1966. Track 2: Appointed to the Senior Lecturers’ Office, where one of her responsibilities was typing the examination papers for all Faculties in the College. Became Secretary to the geologist, Professor Frank Mitchell. Recalled her Administrative roles in other Faculties. Track 3: Discussed her experiences of administration in a number of areas of the Chemistry Faculty, and her role and responsibilities in the pre-computer era. Track 4: Reflections on her professional career, including anecdotes of the personalities encountered in the course of forty-one years of service to Trinity.

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Trinity College, Dublin, Collection



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48 hours

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5.52 MB, 12.19 MB, 13.73 MB, 10.79 MB, 13.08 MB

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Senior Executive Officer, Chemistry Department

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Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore