Leslie Greer (née Tyrrell), b.1917 (Recording I)
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Leslie Greer (née Tyrrell), b.1917 (Recording I)


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Track 1: Her upbringing in England and in Dublin, her early education, and her parental backgroundTrack 2: Entering Trinity in 1936, to study French and German. Recollections of Trinity in the 1930s. Track 3: Involvement in Trinity College Societies, including Players and the Elizabethan Society. An award-winning debater. Memories of Conor Cruise O’Brien. Track 4 : The outbreak of World War II. The people who were involved with Players at Trinity. Lecturers remembered, including Owen Sheehy-Skeffington. Track 5: The second-class status of women in College at that timeTrack 6: Contributing articles to the College magazine. Memories of Professor Tyrrell, her grandfather, who was Professor of Classics and Ancient History.

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Audio series:

Trinity College, Dublin, Collection



Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

10.77 MB, 5.40 MB, 9.74 MB, 10.52 MB, 5.04 MB, 6.78 MB

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Fellow Emeritus, Professor of Geography (JPH)

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore