Description

A brief biography of Stephanie Cannon, one of the volunteers who volunteered to be interviewed for the Bridge-IT project.

Item Type

Person

Birth Date

1936

Birthplace

Pearse Street area of Dublin city

Occupation

Factory worker and mother.

Biographical Text

Stephanie Cannon was born in 1936 and grew up in the Pearse Street area of Dublin city. Stephanie was one of five children in her family; she had three brothers and her twin sister. Stephanie feels very attached to the Pearse Street area where she continues to live as she says she ‘was born and reared here’. She has a lot of friends around her and her twin sister lives close by. Stephanie finished school at age 14 and she worked until she married in 1970. She has one son and one granddaughter who live in the Caribbean. Stephanie remembered that her mother had a very difficult life, she didn’t have the support or the financial security that Stephanie has now.

Stephanie feels very lucky, in particular her health is good and she enjoys her life. She loves to travel and she enjoys socialising with her friends.

About this item

Date Added

07.15.2009

Citation

"Stephanie Cannon." Lifescapes: Mapping Dublin Lives, Item #294 (accessed August 19 2017, 6:35 am)