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And getting back to … I might as well tell you this, I was telling you earlier about when we lived in Grenville Lane and things were bad for my mother and the lorries would arrive, Lynch’s was the name of the place...and the lorry would arrive out with the rabbits …

Oh this is for the factory across?

For the factory across... one of my brothers, Pascal, Lord have mercy on him, he used to get on top of it and he’d throw a load of rabbits over the wall in for me mother! So we’d have plenty of meat then! So they were the little things …

There were ways around it …

Yeah, there were ways around different things and like


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Grenville Lane


Family, Food and Cooking, Relative deprivation

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"Hugh Smullen on the resourcefulness required to feed the family." Lifescapes: Mapping Dublin Lives, Item #321 (accessed March 20 2018, 7:43 pm)