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The Bridge of Sighs – Galway – 1828

Freeman’s Journal, 10th September, 1828 p.2 (abridged) The boats of Lough Corrib, not too well constructed in the first instance, are greatly injured by the yearly practice of dragging them through the town from the lake to the bog at the time of the herring fishery. This extraordinary and most dangerous exertion of these poor … Continue reading

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