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  • Employees of the Kilkeel Knitting Factory pictured in the 1950s

    Kilkeel Knitting Factory by Ken Abraham

    As we continue to reflect on World Holocaust Memorial Day throughout the month of February, we focus on the background to the development of the Kilkeel Knitting Factory which was established by Edith and Kurt Sekules in 1950. Before World War II the Sekules family had been part of the Jewish community in Vienna and settled in Northern Ireland in 1947.

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