One of the severe storms of long ago was a snowstorm in the year 1891.
Many lives were lost in this snowstorm and one of the lives was James Power of Ballyduff.
This man was coming back from Tramore on a bread van after selling bread for Kirby's Bakery in Ballyduff.
As he was coming along the road the snow began to get heavier and deeper and the wheels of the van got blocked and he could not travel in it. He had to take the horse from under the van and leave it in the ditch and then ride the horse home.
He had not gone far when he got stiff on the horse and fell off him and got smothered in the snow.
The horse kept going until he was home and he got home late that
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- Mr Michael Murphy
- Kilmoyemoge East, Co. Waterford