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Donegal Poitin c.1850

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  • waljaco
    Potatoes were grown as food. Barley and oats were grown as a cash crop t (to pay the rent!). Although Ireland is a bit wet for barley, it was essential for
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      Potatoes were grown as food. Barley and oats were grown as a cash crop t
      (to pay the rent!). Although Ireland is a bit wet for barley, it was
      essential for beer and poitin.


      http://www.chaptersofdublin.com/books/lefanu70/lefanuXVIII.htm

      wal
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