In one of the most bleak and remote places in Connemara Letterfrack has always had a need for help in creating industry to enable the population remain in the area. A Lawrence image showing a basket factory would indicate that this effort at local industry goes way back. When was that and whatever happened to it?
Photographer: Robert French
Collection: Lawrence Photograph Collection
Date: Circa 1865 - 1914
NLI Ref: L_CAB_00978
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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Source: Flickr Commons