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Mary Parkinson (1932-2016) – Garment Manufacturer & Record Saleswoman – Inchicore, Co. Dublin

‘There’d have been a lot of animals around here when I was young. You’d always hear the pigs squealing. One of my neighbours had ducks who would go mad anytime it started raining.’