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Famines Harvest [Reading] ➶ Famines Harvest By Mary McKay – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk This is a biography of the author's ancestors a saga of one family's flight from their native famine stricken Ireland To avoid dying of stravation and poverty this band of Irish travellers fled across This is a biography of the author's ancestors a saga of one family's flight from their native famine stricken Ireland To avoid dying of stravation and poverty this band of Irish travellers fled across the Irish Sea They struggled against homesickness and at times the hostile racist treatment of their new neighbours Their journeying took them from their fields of rotten black stinking potatoes where the population lay dying by the roadsides to the black Satanic millsof North East England through the green and rolling hills of the Scottish Borders and through the majestic Scottish Highlands and the coastal towns of Aberdeenshire and Fife until after many years they finally settled in Dundee with her forest of towering reeking stacks and air thick with stoor and polluted by the ever present stench of raw juteTheir integrrity good humour and hard work ethic saw this family lay down roots and germinate their seeds to settle with varying degrees of success in their new coiuntry without ever losing their inherited Irish travelling pride and individulaism.


2 thoughts on “Famines Harvest

  1. Livia Livia says:

    It was a bit frustrating to keep track of all the different names but it was a good read Stories like this aren't often heard and I hope we hear


  2. Kathy Kathy says:

    Family Bond'sA story about the McKay family and how they survived through generations as tinkers and traveling from town to town leaving Ireland to get away from potato famine So they headed to Scotland to build a new life The losses and new marriages and births to add to family and the struggles to keep family together despite hardships they endured You will enjoy


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