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        Farmer's Dilemma | Wide Angle: Window into Global History

        Agriculture has long been the backbone of Ireland’s economy. However, the advent of the Celtic Tiger, the name given to Ireland's recent economic transformation, has many farmers struggling to earn a profit and with many in the younger generation less inclined to take over their families' businesses, the future of Ireland’s rural community remains bleak. In this video from Wide Angle, visit the farm of Ruaidhiri Deasy, a farmer who values his family’s history in agriculture, but also believes in the progress of the next generation.

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