Rural Life in North Fingal before the Famine

Paper 192

Lecture – 1996

Author – Ni Mhurchadha, Maighread

First presented at the Balbriggan Historical Society Seminar ‘The Famine Years in Fingal’ in October 1995. Describes the home and working lives of the people of the Barony of Balrothery based on contemporary sources, e.g., the Poor Inquiry of 1836 (35 pages + Appendix).