Oral History Project, Waterford City & County, Ireland.

Work in Waterford

Work in Waterford has at times been scarce and hard to find but there are many stories of the perseverance of people in Waterford to survive and thrive. There are so many jobs in the past that are no longer seen today and it is only in the memories of people that these occupations and professions can still be brought to life. Here you can listen to how people ran “travelling shops” of horse and cart laden with rabbits, clothes and all possible necessities of the time. You can also discover the pride that people take in their work and the way in which they have contributed to Waterford.

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