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food during the potato famine


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food during the potato famine

klmsfd | Jul 7, 2008 08:50 AM

I am putting together a family cook book and would like to include foods from my relatives that left Ireland during the potato famine. They walked across the country and then sailed for Durham, England for work. I know they must have had little to eat and for sure no refrigeration while walking. Does anyone have any idea of what they would have eaten as they left Ireland? My relatives came from Sligo. Would they have carried tea?

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