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Co. Kerry Industries - Links
« on: Thursday 23 October 08 15:46 BST (UK) »
The spinning of cotton was the main industry, in the second half of the eighteenth century, for women in Killarney who spun for manufacturers based in Cork and Dublin.   

Pierce Chute founded Chute’s Western Herald, in Tralee, in 1793. Articles in the link below discuss Chute's paper, rival publications and the paper when it was taken over by Thomas Day in 1828. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~chute/herald.htm

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