Three Miles Over, Three Miles Down: Episode 3

The third programme is all about impact the mines had on life in Castlecomer. We hear about the life over ground, the miners social life and hear from the wives and daughters of the miners.

In 1969, the Castlecomer Coal Mines in County Kilkenny closed, ending over 300 years of coal mining in the area. 

In the documentary series 'Three Miles Over, Three Miles Down' we explore the rich heritage of the mining culture and social history. It's a five part series originally broadcast on KCLR with  support by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland through the license fee. 

The third programme is all about impact the mines had on life in Castlecomer. We hear about the life over ground, the miners social life and hear from the wives and daughters of the miners. 

Presented by Martin Bridgeman. Supported by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland through the television license fee.
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