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The Snow of Black 47

When: Monday, 3 March, 1947

The spring of 1947, otherwise known as Black '47 saw the heaviest snowfall ever and it did not thaw for weeks. Late April and early May were very warm and the children had discarded their shoes and were going to school in their bare feet.

Peterswell (Galway) Galway
The Snow of Black 47

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