They were most often people who had been evicted by the British Laws from their farmhouses and labourers cottages which viciously were then torn down to the four walls and can still be seen in parts of Ireland today.
|The eviction battering ram used to destroy the home|
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Count D. Peter Boucher, Kt. SMOM