Croi an Cheantar - At The Heart of It

At the Heart of it tells the history and stories behind 6 individual Industries, which became an integral part of a town and its community in Ireland over the last century.

The industries included are – MILLING - Ranks Flour Mills, Limerick, COALMINING - Castlecomer Coalmine, Kilkenny, SUGAR INDUSTRY - Tuam Sugar Factory, Galway, BREWING -  Beamish & Crawford Breweries, Cork, TEXTILE INDUSTRY - Gaeltarra Knitwear,Tourmakeady, Mayo and the AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY - Ford Marina in Cork.

The above industries were anchors for various towns and cities across Ireland over the last 100 years
but Ireland has seen a dramatic change in industry with new changes in technology, social change and our working lives transformed by the modern world.

At the Heart of it
will explore the above while telling us the stories behind the 6 great industries that changed towns and cities around Ireland.