School: An Baile Mór (roll number 11193)

Ballymore Lower, Co. Donegal
D. E. Tate
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1077, Page 262

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    for making of broth. In a lot of cases they were supplied with broth at a certain place, each one getting so much according to his needs. All the workhouses were filled with people because they had nothing to eat,
    so they had to go into them. It took three or four men to dig as many potatoes as would do for the poundies on Hallow-Eve
    (Received from):--Ruth Moffitt,
    Received from:-
    Richard G Moffitt
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.