School: Knockjames

Location:
Knockjames, Co. Clare
Teacher:
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The Famine

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0590C, Page 02_023

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The Famine

Hundreds of the people of Ireland in the famine died of hunger. More than a million people left Ireland at that time. In 1845 there were twice in is many people in Ireland is what there is now. Those who remained at home had know heart until many years had passed. The poor people had neither food or money to buy anything. There chief food were raw potatoes and sea weed. The people used to

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Collector
Nellie Digedan
Gender
female
Informant
Mrs Patrick Digedan
Gender
female
Address
Derryulk Middle, Co. Clare
Language
English