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Another County

The Irish who went to London in the '40s and '50s looking for a better future.

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Documentary Maker: Ger Philpott

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Another County

Another County explores the lives and memories of Irish economic emigrants’ experiences in 1940’s and 1950’s UK .

Programme contributors reflect on the horror of living in wartime Britain and how on arrival there they grew up fast.

Author Catherine Dunne outlines her contact with older emigrants whom she describes as "An Unconsidered People" who lived their lives in the future tense always hopeful to return home.

Produced by Ger Philpott.

"Another County" was first broadcast on 3rd September 2003.

An Irish radio documentary from RTÉ Radio 1, Ireland - Documentary on One - the home of Irish radio documentaries

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