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Aspects of 1950’s Ireland

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Full title: Love Among the Irish

Creator / Author: Seán O’ Faoláin

Item Type / Page count: Journal Article / 17p (inter-alia)

Journal Information: Life Magazine, 16 March, 1953, pp141-157

When Published: 1953

Publisher / Place of Publication: Time Inc. / Chicago, Illinois, USA

About: This article is subtitled ‘ A Catholic blames celibacy and censorship for fostering racial decay in his country’. In it, the well-known writer, Seán O’ Faolain, looks at social life in Ireland of the early 1950’s and the difficulties faced by the younger generation in meeting, marrying and settling down.

ID number(s): 0024-3019

WW Connection #1: The article uses some family situations from the Baltinglass area as indicative of the difficulties facing young people.

Extra #1: includes photographs.

Extra #2: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #3: Read the article online via Google Books

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