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Liam O’Shea (1927-2012) – The Blacksmith of Lauragh Forge
The blacksmith of the Lauragh Forge, Killarney, Co Kerry, on his father’s experiences in Manhattan and the days when the forge was the hub of the community. ‘There were no cars in that time. Everybody walked ... There’s no stopping now. They’re all in cars.’