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Cathy Dowling (1917-2017) – Of House Dances, Football & Market Gardens
‘Everyone was very poor at that time,’ recalls Cathy of her childhood near Moone, County Kildare. ‘There was no money and people had to work hard. They only survived, that’s all. Still everyone was happy. They had no money. But, now, they all have money and maybe they’re not as happy.’