Although they made up only one percent of the total prison population in Castlebar Jail in the late 19th century, the Travelling Community featured more prominently here than in any other Irish jail studied. The following essay presents some findings and insights about this unique population.It forms part of a larger study of Irish Nineteenth century prison records.


Travellers at Castlebar Gaol 1878-1898

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