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ON JUNE 17 1917, Loughaunbeg beach, near Spiddal, was the scene of a dreadful disaster when a mine explosion killed nine local men. Windows in houses nearby were shattered and the sound of the blast was heard in Galway city, 16 miles away.
Pádraic Ó Griallais’ family from Cois Fharraige have been renowned poitín distillers for six generations. He is passionate about poitín, having learned the craft from his 88-year-old grandfather Jimmí Cherri. Jimmí in turn was handed down the skill by his own grandfather, Micil Chearra.
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