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- There was a "Plantation" in Tullig.
about the years 1834-39.
In May 1839 Ruby was "planted" in the farm now owned by Mr ODonoghue.
Previous to that there were others nearer Millstreet The Kellihers were ousted from Tullig & forced to build themselves hovels in a bog on the slope of Mushera where their descendants have prospered. & reclaimed the land.
O'Brien gives a description of what he noticed at their arrival.Fearnn Tullighe comprising Tullig Aubane Altamount
Ag eirighe dom ar maidin
I dtúis an Fhogmhair aibidh [?]
Is mé ag féachaint uam ón leachain (name of a field -The Lacha)
Ar árd ma Dhomain
Do connach na slúghta pearsa
I líon isteach fe'n mbaille
Ag infhiúcádh ár gcuid [?]
Agus d'áireamh doibh féin
Do thuiteas síos i gcreathaibh
Níor fhan luaht im' bhallaibh
Níor fhan caint im theangan
Le scáird is le sgéíbh
Nír fhan radharc im' [?]
Géimnig bó nó tarbh
Ná coilleach ag glaodhach ar maidin
A'fogairt a'lae.(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.