School: Bennekerry, Carlow

Location:
Bennekerry, Co. Carlow
Teacher:
Liam Ó hAodha

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Famine Times

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0907, Page 395

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There was a house on Mahon's Hill, in Joh.nstown, with ten acres attached to it. Mrs Murphy owned it. She had a field of potatoes which got destroyed, during one of the famine years , and she and her children died of hunger afterwards.
Michael Pender,
Johnstown,
Bennekerry,
Carlow
June 28th , 1938

Collector
Michael Pender
Gender
male
Address
Johnstown, Co. Carlow
Language
English