School: Ballynacargy (C.) (roll number 7893)

Location:
Ballynacarrigy, Co. Westmeath
Teacher:
Bean Mhic Óda

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Famine Times

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0740, Page 406

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A few old people have stories about the Great Famine. It affected this district very much. This district had a large population before the Famine. There are ruins of some houses to be seen yet in which people lived before the Famine. These people emigrated to America.

The house in which we

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Collector
Mary Ward
Gender
female
Age
13
Address
Rath, Co. Westmeath
Language
English