Rosie Cummins (née Clooney) (b. 1920)
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Rosie Cummins (née Clooney) (b. 1920)


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Rosie Cummins worked for 44 years with the Celbridge Woollen Mills beginning at 15 years of age. She recalls the owner, the management and staff and the work practices. Rosie grew up in Celbridge and she remembers clearly her early days there. Sean Collins, a brother of Michael Collins, was a neighbour in Celbridge and Rosie’s mother worked for the family. Sean Collins worked for the Land Commission and Rosie had several stories to relate about the Collins family.

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Kildare county, first series


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48 hours

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Celbridge Woollen Mills recalled

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe