Vocational Organisation Commission: A Synopsis of the Recommendations

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Irish Jesuit ProvinceVocational Organisation Commission: A Synopsis of the RecommendationsReview by: M. C.The Irish Monthly, Vol. 74, No. 873 (Mar., 1946), p. 136Published by: Irish Jesuit ProvinceStable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20515498 .Accessed: 11/06/2014 01:39Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions of Use, available at .http://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jsp .JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range ofcontent in a trusted digital archive. We use information technology and tools to increase productivity and facilitate new formsof scholarship. For more information about JSTOR, please contact support@jstor.org. .Irish Jesuit Province is collaborating with JSTOR to digitize, preserve and extend access to The Irish Monthly.http://www.jstor.org This content downloaded from 62.122.77.52 on Wed, 11 Jun 2014 01:39:22 AMAll use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditionshttp://www.jstor.org/action/showPublisher?publisherCode=ijphttp://www.jstor.org/stable/20515498?origin=JSTOR-pdfhttp://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jsphttp://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jsp186 Cook Reviews leisten Here, Lads. By Edward J. Delaney. Kerry man. 6/-. 66 A few stations from home Timmy got in. At once I recognised him as another of the species. His blue serge suit reeked of the local tailor's tobacco, and shrieked of his incompetence. His brand new yellow boots were too big, and had protectors. He wore his 15 by 2 stiff collar as if his neck were in splints. His hair-cut, administered with a horse-machine, was trace high. A curly line of oiled fringe showed beneath the peak of his grey cap. There was not another rig-out like that in the whole train, except mine. I made contact with him immediately. . . ." That, in a characteristic O'Henryesque paragraph, is Mr. JDelaney's memory of the day he set out for training college. Since those days, as a teacher in the south of Ireland, he has missed little of the fun and humour in the passing scene. Red Cross meetings and L.D.F. rallies, schooldays and holidays, school-rooms and bar-rooms : Mr. Delaney surveys them all with quizzical eye and raised eyebrow. His humour is neatly pointed, racy, kindly, and seldom forced. He is very definitely a new humorist to watch ??nd to read. pHILIp RoONBY Vocational Organisation Commission: A Synopsis of the Recommendations. With a foreword by the Rev. Dr. McKevitt. Published by Catholic Societies Vocational Organisation Conference, 1945. Price, 6d. 67 pp. The cover-flap of this excellent booklet notes, with a little touch of irony, that " hundreds of thousands have heard of the Vocational Report, tens of thousands have read about it, thousands have bought it, hundreds perhaps have studied the Report thoroughly ". It is true. The Report of the Commission on Vocational Organisation is a monumental work, even in point of size. To obtain a grasp of its contents much time, considerable patience and industry, and a spare seven-and-sixpence are required. Many, who lack these requisites, are nevertheless eager to learn what exactly the Report recommends. And some, who hope in time to master the Report itself, would welcome a short and readable introduction to smooth their approach to it. To both classes we can warmly commend the present little work. It is excellently produced, and contains, in addition to a summary of the Commission's recommendations, a useful Introduction and an appendix giving the personnel of the Commission and its terms of refer ence. Extremely good value for 6d. MC This content downloaded from 62.122.77.52 on Wed, 11 Jun 2014 01:39:22 AMAll use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditionshttp://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jspArticle Contentsp. 136Issue Table of ContentsThe Irish Monthly, Vol. 74, No. 873 (Mar., 1946), pp. 93-136The Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima: An Eye-Witness Account [pp. 93-104]The Noblest Thing in Nature [pp. 105-114]A Man's Work. I [pp. 115-122]Sitting at the PlayReview: Theatre for the People: Our Neighbours and Ourselves (Concluded) [pp. 123-128]St. Peter Canisius and Ireland [pp. 129-135]Book ReviewsReview: untitled [p. 136-136]Review: untitled [p. 136-136]

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