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Thread #58665   Message #4124200
Posted By: ripov
25-Oct-21 - 04:56 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Hiring Fair at Hamiltonsbawn
Subject: RE: Origins: Hiring Fair at Hamiltonsbawn
If mother-in -law was still with us I could probably fill several pages with her reminisences, I only know that she had some links with a hamilt on family, and she often spoke of the hiring fair in Letterkenny, known locally as the"Scotch" fair, as it was Scotsmen who would come looking for work many (Ithink) from the glasgow area