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Marie Murphy remembers the different types of work undertaken by her family

In this extract Marie Murphy remembers the different work her family did. In particular she remembers her mothers fruit and veg stall which has been in her family since her grandmother. Marie now works on the stall as does her…

Hugh Smullen describes the very physical work that he undertook during his life

In this extract Hugh Smullen describes the very physical work that he undertook when he worked as a delivery man for the flour mill. He remembers lifting 20 stone bags of wheat or flour on his back and carrying them onto the delivery lorries. He…