a was a very sultry summer. All rivers were dried up. People had to carry water miles for human use and cattle died of thirst.
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Oliver Murphy, of Lurgan Green was a great step dancer. He died 6 years ago.
Barney O'Rourke was a famous mower. He could mow about one acre per day.
He was a great walker. He was able to his work in Blackrock every morning and home at night when the chapel was a building. He is dead now about 10 years.
He was famed as the best turfcutter in the parish. Many a time he cut turf on John Byrne's bog and the people used to flock around to see him. He is dead about nine or ten years.