Scoil: Tullamore (St. Brigid's)

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Tulach Mhór, Co. Uíbh Fhailí
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P. Sheehy

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Famine Times

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Famine Times
In the year 1846-47 a famine broke out because the potato crop failed. People died from starvation and fever. Efforts were made by Englishmen individually to save the famishing peasantry, but the Government took no measure, and about one-fourth of the people dies of famine and disease. There were many failures of the potato crops in 1730. The greathest failures was in 1845. During the year of the famine the people would work for six-pence a day. The charleville wall was built by men who agreed to work for six-pence a day. The people were so hungry that they eat grass and weeds. People went six

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