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Transcript of life history interview with 'Niamh' from Cohort C (born 1965-1974) of the Life Histories and Social Change collection; Female, Roman Catholic (lapsed), unmarried, mother. Niamh is 1 of 6 children in her family, and she grew up and has lived in the South East of Ireland all her life. Her interview discusses the tumultuous relationship of her parents, the start and end of the family business, and her mother’s return to teaching. Niamh recalls insisting that household chores be allocated equally between her siblings, and her love of the outdoors. This interview discusses her time in education, and her perceptions of corporal punishment and schoolwork during the 1970s and 1980s. Niamh recalls discovering that she was pregnant during her first year of college, and hiding the pregnancy for from her family and friends for five months. She discusses resisting family pressure to marry her partner, the birth of her daughter, and her experience of post-natal depression. Niamh openly discusses the relationship between herself and her partner failing, and how they negotiated parenting roles while no longer living together. Family is a strong theme through this interview, and Niamh recalls moving back in with her mother and siblings, and returning to education when her daughter was small. 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.