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Women of Miltown Malbay – fair play to them – 1887

Photo: J Tracy

Photo: John Treacy

Freeman’s Journal – 8 January 1887
Two hundred and fifty women at Miltown Malbay, County Clare, lately baffled a force of police, bailiffs, and sheriffs. The posse came to seize cattle for rent. The women made prisoners of the peelers and bailiffs, while their husbands drove the cattle away.

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