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Departures – 1883

The Sun, 11th March 1883 p1

Full Sail c. EO'D
Full Sail
c. EO’D

Four hundred and fifty girls leave Galway this week for Boston under a year’s engagement to New Hampshire cotton mill owners, who pay their expenses out. Several hundreds more wanted to go. There was an exciting scene on thursday at Limerick depot over the departure of 250 of them.