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Podcast 61; Fire in Aherlow 1

The fires which destroyed 100’s of acres of woodland in the Glen of Aherlow in 1901 were the culmination of threats and earlier arson attacks on the Massy Dawson estate in the glen. While much of the farmland had been sold to tenants there was rising discontent amoung the labourers employed in the milling business on the estate.

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