Poitín still on Duvillaun Island Stil poitín ar Dubh Oileán
Poitín, an alcoholic beverage made from barley, was widely made in all communities at this time.
Alcohol beverage to drink used instead of spirits such as whiskey or brandy.
Made locally in all communities around this time.
Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland
Charles Brown Collection R27 596.
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