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to boil and eat them.He ate twelve and he could only eat the yellow part of seven. Mary McDermott was living in a house and she had nothing in the house but the four walls and a bed.She used to go around begging with a basket but she would come for sure at Easter for the Easter eggs and when it would be filled it would hold six score and then she would get money for them.She died a year ago.
Written by Patrick Lyons.Kildaree Williamstown.I got the information from Kate Hanley Kildaree aged 69 yearsTranscribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Severe weather.Patrick Lyons.
3rd May 1938.
Long ago there to be many great winds and frosts and also great snow-falls.In January and February int he year nineteen hundred and eleven which was also called the year of the three ones,there was agreat snow which nearly starved both man and beast.Michael Quinn, Kildaree,Williamstown Co,Galway(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.