Much of this will find a resonance with us today, particularly in the knock -on effect of farmer poverty with shopkeepers, vets etc. suffering this very same scourge in present times.
Good news for Listowel cyclists
There are many with a Listowel connection who work for this huge New York construction company. This is a photo of the relief tent they have constructed where they provide food and shelter for people made homeless by the superstorm, Sandy.