1858 - Malairt Ionadail – Local Trades

Alongside crofters, fishermen and domestic servants, there were weavers, knitters, tailors, shoe-makers, boat-builders, stonemasons, carpenters, merchants and fish-curers.

The basic rent was between £2 and £5 … additional taxes included 4/- for moorland pasture, the Poor Rate, the Doctor’s Rate, the School Rate, 1/- hen money and road money.