Gendered Community Roles

According to the accounts of the Bridge-IT participants, the roles performed within the community were highly influenced by gender. This material relates to the different roles performed particularly by women. These roles often related to caring. This collection is linked to the exhibition on Dublin City Life under the section called Community.


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Featured items from collection

Eileen McCann notes that life was hard for her mother
Betty Watson remembers her mother's important role in the community
Seamus Marken talks about the social roles performed by women when he was a child.
Betty Dempsey talks about how her mother would go out at all hours of the night delivering babies or caring for the dead in the community.

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