The Famine Times

Laurencetown, Co. Galway

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Potatoes decayed in the pits after they were dug. It was said that people would fall from weakness. To revive them, they were first given salt and water because they would not survive a big feed at first.

Collector: Unknown

Informant: Unknown

Place: Laurencetown, Co. Galway

Footnote: Duchas, http://www.duchas.ie

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