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Local Longevity in 1836

Local Longevity in 1836

  Senior citizens of Gortrummagh and Fakeeragh in 1836   On a recent trawl through early nineteenth century newspapers in the National Library, I found this fascinating item on the inhabitants of the townland of Gortrummagh and Fakeeragh in 1836. This rather interesting letter to the editor of the Galway […]

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