Full-length interview transcripts from Cohort A (born 1916 - 1934) of the Life Histories and Social Change project. These qualitative life story interviews were conducted between 2006 - 2008 by researchers at Maynooth University. Access to the full-length transcripts from Cohort A is through application to the Irish Qualitative Data Archive and is restricted to bona fide researchers and teachers, and to students who are currently registered at a third-level academic institution. To access these data use the Access Request option in the DRI or contact the IQDA directly. A small collection of audio clips are openly available (see the 'Life Histories and Social Change Open Data' folder).