Harvest Emergency (1997)

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Documentary about the food shortages in Ireland following the war and the Volunteer Labour Force set up in Autumn 1946 which provided labour from the cities to help the famers bringing in the harvest. Features archive footage and interviews with volunteers and farmers.

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