The late Nora Browne (or de Brún as she was commonly known) was a librarian at UCC. She came with her family at a young age from Macroom to live in Glasheen Road. She was involved in amateur dramatics while at school, and studied for an Arts degree and H.Dip. in Education at UCC. She taught for a short period at South Presentation Convent, and in 1969 she attended UCD in Earlsfort Terrace, and qualified as a librarian. She returned to UCC, and worked in the library adjacent to the Aula Maxima. She speaks about her days there and the work involved. She made the acquaintance of Prof. Aloys Fleischmann in the music library where he would spend a lot of his time.