Migrants- Paleohori

Family Name: Markou
Name: Irini 
Life:   1946- 1969
Father's Name: Panagiotis (Paleohori)
Mother's Name:   Maria Halaka (Paleohori)
Siblings:  Mersina (Malama), Sophia (Protogero), Georgios
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1963
Sponsor:    Konstantinos Markos (her uncle)
City of Residence: Sydney
 Livelihood: Machinist- sewing


Above: Irini (right) with her older sister, Sophia, and their mother, Maria.

Above Middle: At a Panygiri in Megalohori, with Evangelia Aligianni (left). Circa 1962.

Above Right: With Anna Koutlis (right) on the liner, Patris, on their way to Australia. Circa 1963.


Above: When she arrived in Sydney, she initially worked in a coffee and jewellery shops. However, she loved sewing her  own clothes and for relatives.

Above Middle: With her brother, Giorgos (middle) and her cousin, Mary (standing, right). Her sister, Mersina, is sitting with daughters, Maria and Eleni.