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#pigtown

# pigtown - Saturday 11 February, 2017

A look back at the Limerick bacon factories that fed Ireland for 180 years
# Pigtown
# Pigtown

A look back at the Limerick bacon factories that fed Ireland for 180 years

Feb 11th 2017, 7:45 AM 20,622 Views 28 Comments

A lot of the factory workers couldn’t afford expensive cuts of meat, so the offal, spare ribs and pigs’ heads would go to the poorer people of Limerick.