School: An Gleann Garbh (roll number 2379)

Glengarriff, Co. Cork
Caoimhín Ó Séaghdha
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0279, Page 164

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0279, Page 164

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  1. The old people say that about the year 1868 or around that time a terrible fever broke out amongst the people of which many of them died. After their deaths a man was sent from the Board to burn the house. One man by the name of John Minihan from Coomhola burned a house in Coomerkane after a man and his wife died. Another house was burned in Magannegan
    One day a man was cutting litter on the
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    1. events
      1. hardship (~1,565)
        1. fires (~306)