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Seamus Marken talks about the importance of books and reading during his life.

In this extract Seamus Marken says that he was born with a book in his arms! He remembers that he was an avid reader from a very early age and that he remembers being desperate sometimes for something to read. He talks about the different books he…

Hugh Smullen remembers going to the pictures when he was a child.

In this extract Hugh Smullen talks about going to the pictures as a child. He remembers how he loved the cinema. He talks about the 'following-uppers' or the serial films where you had to come back to find out the conclusion in the story. In…