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Transcript of life history interview with 'Mandy' from Cohort C (born 1965-1974) of the Life Histories and Social Change collection; Female, Roman Catholic. Mandy grew up in urban area of Northern Ireland during the ‘Troubles’ - her family had moved to the North because of her father's job. She describes daily life as a child in Northern Ireland during this period and some direct experiences with the conflict there. She also describes working as a 'yellow pack' bank employee in the 1980s, and the growing impact of technology in banking and in the work practices in 1990s. Disputes over inheritance is also a theme in her interview. Other areas discussed include boarding school as a way out of poverty for her parents’ generation, the Local Defence Force during the Emergency (World War 2), rural electrification, her family links to Macra na Feirme, and her own involvement in local politics. All names have been anonymised. Access to the transcript is through application to the Irish Qualitative Data Archive and is restricted to bona fide researchers and teachers, and to students that are currently registered at a third-level academic institution.