School: Lathaigh (Laghey)

Laghy, Co. Donegal
Proinsias Mac Pháidín

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1032, Page 124

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Famine. During that time also men were employed croping the Warren at four pence per day. They were employed by Mc Foster off Bellsisle.
A road leading out to the back-strands called the Wooden-bridge road is also a relic of those bad days.
Carrickbreeny road upper Bridgetown is over two hundred and seventy years old. Rathforty road leads out behind Mc Jack Hammonds shop at Bridgetown is over three hundred years old also. The Innisfad road leads away south of the Back-strands. It was made as relief work during the bad Famine days.