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lived in the camp all my life time. I was
born in the camp too. And my grandparents,
all, they're all camp people, they came from
Ireland to establish themselves in the camp
right away, as soon as they got a hold in
you tell me what life in the camp was like
when you were a girl? –Well, it’s
quite quieter than what it is now. There’s
more work going on.
people mostly, at least the Irish, they all
went in for sheep-raising. That’s all,
they didn’t go in for agriculture for...
at all. They didn’t ... they didn't
even favour it.
well, they worked, they were very calm. They
lived a quiet life. They had their little
feast once in a while too, like everybody
else, for St. Patrick’s Day, or a wedding,
or a baptism, or something like that. There
was always a celebration.
it... Would you say it was a lonely life?
–No, we were accustomed to it. I guess
that the young people now would go to call
it lonely life. But it wasn’t... I did
never felt lonely anyway.