Prògram Choinnich

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Title - Prògram Choinnich
Contributors - Murdo Morrison
Reporters - Kenneth MacIver

Summary - The Irish immigrants who moved into Lanarkshire at the start of the 20th century.

The influx of Irish immigrants into Lanarkshire in the early 20th century is described by Murdo Morrison. He says that they were looking for work in mining and in other occupations. There was unrest at the time, with local people fearing that the Irish would rob them of their livelihoods. Murdo says that he has never witnessed any trouble between the two communities.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:05:56
Date Recorded - 2001.02.13
Date Transmitted - 2001.02.13
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Radio Programmes
Collection - BBC

Track ID - 35901
Original Tape ID - Program Choinnich 13.02.2001
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - DAT

Recording Location:
  County - Ross and Cromarty
  Parish - Stornoway
  Island - Lewis
  Village - Stornoway

Item Location:
  County - Lanarkshire

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