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The link below is a PDF file of Famine in the Valley written in 1995 by Ed O'Riordan.  It has now been put online where you can read it for free.  Please let us know if you if you find it useful. It comes in at 4.2 MB so expect it to take from one to two minutes to download.

 

Famine in The Valley

 

Famine in The Valley is an account of the Famine Years in the Clogheen Union.  This Union covered many parishes and villages including Ardfinnan, Ballybacon, Ballylooby, Cahir, Clogheen Derrygrath, Molough, Mortlestown, Goatenbridge, Kilbehenny, Neddans, Newcastle, Rochestown, Skeheenarinky, Shanrahan, Templetenny (Ballyporeen), Tubrid, Tullaghmelan, Tullaghhorton, Whitechurch.  Clogheen Workhouse was at its centre.  In 1848, A children's workhouse was opened at Tincurry.

 Famine in The Valley

 

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