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Irish building workers, 1943

These articles relating to discrimination against building workers from Ireland are from the 'New Builders Leader and Electricians Journal' October 1943. From early 1940 to mid-1945, 60,000 workers were transferred from Northern Ireland to Great Britain. There are no complete records for the net number of Eire workers recruited during the war, but between 1941 -1945 almost 100,000 travelled from Eire to GB for work. Most men were recruited into agriculture or building and most women into nursing, cleaning and related work

Title Irish building workers, 1943
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Production Date 1943
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