Mrs. Bridget Boylan recounts her life history, beginning in Aughaicliffe, Ireland to her settlement in Mount Kisco, New York. She describes growing up in a farming family and limited opportunities in Ireland. Her father was a prominent figure in her community and was involved with the IRA. She first settled in New York City, where she had relatives. Later she met her husband, also from Ireland, and settled in Mount Kisco, New York. The couple had eight children. She describes her adjustment to American culture, as well as a continuing identification Irish ethnicity and culture.