Living off the Sea

Oranmore, Co. Galway

Long ago the people of Oranmore derived their living from the sea. Many families spent the day picking winkles, selling them in Loughrea and Tuam having taken them there on the donkey and cart.

Collector: Liam O Fidheudhra, Garraun North, Co. Galway

Informant: Unknown

Place: Oranmore, Co. Galway

Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, ( (26 Apr 2017

This page was added on 29/04/2017.

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