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Life in Hanna’s Close, Kilkeel

Life in Hanna’s Close, Kilkeel

Hanna’s Close is a clachan near Kilkeel in County Down, which was settled in 1640 by Scots immigrants. Andy Mattison meets Norma Fisher in the yellow house she grew up in at Hanna’s Close and she tells him about the close-knit farming community that existed there. Norma talks about the safe haven the Close provided to the Scots immigrants and how the place was occupied until 1996. (Broadcast: Sun 19 Sep 2010)

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