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- The famine took place from the year 1845 to 1847. The straw that was put up on the houses for thatch in the Winter had to be taken down in the Spring to feed the cattle. It is said the year before the famine took place the country was full of everything. [-]Six ridges which were dug and re-dog to get the last potato out are still to be seen on Quinn's hill Drumlea.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Eileen Canning
- James O' Rourke