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Some reminiscence reading

These books may help to prepare for reminiscence. You might read or encourage a participant to read a relevant passage during the session to generate discussion. Participants might want to read something which reminds them of their own story following a reminiscence session.

The woman of the house. Alice Taylor. Dublin. Brandon

To school through the fields. Alice Taylor. Dublin. Brandon 

An Irish country Christmas. Alice Taylor. Dublin. Brandon

The unconsidered people : the Irish in London. Catherine Dunne. Dublin. New Island 

Araby. Gretta Mulrooney. London. Harper Collins. 

A very private diary: A nurse in wartime. Mary Morris. London. Weidenfeld & Nicholson. 

60 years a nurse: Mary Hazard. London. Harper Collins 

The light in the window. June Goulding. Dublin. Poolbeg Press

The little girl in the radiator: Mum Alzheimer’s and me. Martin Slevin. Cheltenham. Monday books 

An Irish Navvy: The diary of an exile. (English translation by Valentine Iremonger) Donall Mac.Amhlaigh. Cork. The Collins Press.

Contractor. John B Keane. Dublin. Cork. Mercier Press  

I am alone. Walter Macken : Dublin. Brandon 

The men who built Britain: A history of the Irish navvy. Ultan Cowley. Potters Yard Press. 

McAlpine’s men: Irish stories from the sites. Ultan Cowley. Potters Yard Press.