Paddy Rochford (b. 1926) (part 2)
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Paddy Rochford (b. 1926) (part 2)


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In this second recording Paddy Rochford discusses his working life with the New Ireland Assurance Company, delving into the origins of the company, and mapping its growth and development over many years. He recalls the Lemass era in Ireland, and he also discusses his later promotion within the company to Officer of Personnel. He served as a member of the Local Defence Force (LDF) during the Emergency, and he provides a clear account of his experiences of those days.

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Audio series:

Dublin county (south), second series


128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

42.07 MB

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A life working in Insurance

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe