Poultry Stations

Extract from Emigration chapter of Killererin - A Parish History

The women of 1945 did their part in bringing an income into the home. One such project was known as “Poultry Stations”


HEN AND DUCK STATIONS, 1945, Established by County Galway Committee of Agriculture.

Station No.        Name                    Address                                                Breed

6                       Mrs. John Burke                Brackloon, Ballyglunin, Tuam, Co. Galway          Rhode Island Red and Fawn and White I. Runner Ducks.

8                       John S. Dolan                    Brierfield, Menlough, Ballinasloe,Co. Galway      Wyandotte hens and Fawn and White I. Runner Ducks.

9                       Mrs. A. Collins                   Imanemore, Ballyglunin, Tuam, Co. Galway         White Leghorn Hens and Khaki Campbell Ducks.

10                     R.M. Burke                        Toghermore, P.F., Tuam, Co. Galway                    Rhode Island Red Hens

12                     Mrs. John Connaughton   Barnaderg, Ballyglunin, Tuam, Co. Galway           Rhode Island Red Hens

81                     Mrs. Martin Fahy              Feigh North, Ballyglunin.                                       Breed-White Wyandotte Hens and Fawn and White I. Runner Ducks.[1]



[1] Connacht Tribune Jan. 13th, 1945, page 1.

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