Miners talk about their work and their experiences mining in Arigna.

They talk about the conditions in the mines before unionisation, the dangers of working in a mine, including diseases and accidents.

The miners discuss the family tradition among miners as well as allegations of mismanagement at Ballingarry.

Presented and produced by Kieran Sheedy.

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