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104-yr-old Bessie Nolan on being older than Ireland

27 March 2016 Last updated at 07:51 BST

104-year-old Bessie Nolan has been around longer than the Irish state has been in existence and the Dublin native is famed for being forthright.

The BBC's Nuala McGovern spoke to her at home where Bessie gave her take on how Ireland has changed throughout her lifetime.