The Hungry Road

‘The Hungry Road’: interviews with people in the unofficial refugee camp at Calais  before it was destroyed in late 2016 – who they are, why they’re there and what life is like in their precarious situations. There are also interviews with people working in the camp or working on justice/migration rights.

Funded by The Mary Raftery Journalism Fund

The title is a reference to the Irish Famine when over a million Irish people were forced by an aggressive colonial system to become refugees and economic migrants.

First broadcast on UCC98.3FM, 29/6/16

Music: ‘Abbas Hallas’ recorded by Calais Field Music, Isolda Heavey.

Photo courtesy of RefugeesTV

Articles:

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 ‘I am just like you I wanna be free’ by Kate O’Shea

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