The story of ireland's only steeplejill / Angela Collins O'Mahony.Publisher: Cork : The Mercier Press, 2016Description: 223 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781781174463 : (hbk.).Subject(s): Collins O'Mahony, Angela | Steeplejacks -- Ireland -- BiographyDDC classification: 920
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Growing up in Kilkishen -- Working life and romance -- Starting Collins Steeplejacks -- Essco and Radomes -- The telephone call from Mr Cohen -- Clonlara and beyond -- Cork great race -- Beating colon cancer -- Looking back and lessons learned.
"Angela Collins O'Mahony came from a small farming background and originally worked as a secretary for a steeplejack company. One day she was sent to a site to deliver materials and, when she couldn't attract the men's attention, she climbed up to the top pf the chimney stack to tell the steeplejacks that their materials were there. With that Angela's lifelong passion for climbing was born. she went on to establish her own business, whcih eventually employed sixty-two people and allowed her to work with a major American company ..." - Dust cover.