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Have you ever wondered whether previous generations had the same issues that we all have? Well, Arthur W. Ennis Senior (1909 - 1984) has given us a small insight into the trials and tribulations of the feed milling industry in 1954.
"Friday 1st January - Up at 9am - Day a bit frosty. This year looks very bad for business - eggs are down to 1/8p per dozen from 3/6p per dozen. So therefore feeding hens does not pay resulting in less feed being bought as less eggs will be exported. The sawmill will be very quiet as 50% of our sawmill trade is egg box stuff."
We wonder what else A.W. Ennis Senior has documented....watch this space to find out!
Many thanks to the 500+ people who attended the dinner this year. A massive thank you to those involved in raising nearly 7000 Euro in aid of Crumlin Children's Hospital. A big thanks to Brent Pope for his witty after-dinner banter and of course our very own Mr President! Well done all!!