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Stop the lights: the Irish women working in Sydney traffic control

Pádraig Collins had a great article in The Irish Times Magazine on Saturday about how the traffic control system on construction sites in Sydney is dominated by young women from Ireland.

Working in Alexandria, Sydney: Blánaid Clerkin from Co Meath and Alison Leydon from Co Roscommon. Photograph: James Horan

Mon, Feb 18, 2013, 10:37

   

Pádraig Collins had a great article in The Irish Times Magazine on Saturday about how the traffic control system on construction sites in Sydney is dominated by young women from Ireland. In one company, Australian Retro, 85 per cent of the employees are Irish women. Read the article here.

Working in Alexandria, Sydney: Blánaid Clerkin from Co Meath and Alison Leydon from Co Roscommon. Photograph: James Horan