School: Coillte Críotáin

Erris, Co. Roscommon
Nóra Nic Aodhgáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0236, Page 301

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    died with it. A big hole was made and a cart was brought round and all the dead bodies were put on it and they were all thrown down in it and it was filled in again. The district was thickly populated before the famine but the most of the people died through hunger and cold.
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