Seventy-year-old Peadar Geraghty is one of the few people still around with first-hand memories of one of the great,
early experiments in responding to long-term unemployment in Ireland.
Peadar was born in a tenement on Mount Street in Dublin. His family were lucky: they could afford to rent a second room. When his sisters moved into the new room, one of them was woken by a rat running across her.
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