John Craig recalls the Hirin' Fairs

90 year old, John Craig, lives in Balnamore, near Ballymoney and as a young man, was one of those who hired themselves out for six months at a time at a Hiring Fair.

He tells Wilson Burgess how he worked seven days a week, 12-15 hours a day for a payment of £8 at the end of SIX MONTHS! (Broadcast: 28th March 2010)

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