The Phillipina domestic worker is described as the BMW of childcare/domestic workers: they speak English, they are Catholic, hard-working, caring, intelligent and compliant.
But what is their true experience?
Why do women come half way across the world to work in the most menial jobs in Ireland? Are they really so compliant or do they bite their collective lips because they find themselves trapped in a power relationship in Irish homes?
'Maria' has worked as a domestic worker in Ireland for 11 years.