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The Squirrel Catcher - City Kid to Countryman

Alyn Walsh has his dream job. It's probably not everyone's dream job. He works in the isolated environment of a forest in county Carlow, where his job is to trap squirrels of Ballintemple Woods. (Broadcast 1977)

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The Squirrel Catcher - City Kid to Co...

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