Punch,  59 (1870), 271.

Pat and His Pigs



News-Commentary, Drollery


Metallurgy, Mining, Economic Geology, Cultural Geography

    Reports that 'Our iron manufacturers [...] are looking for supplies of the ore in different countries', including the Arigna Mines, near Galway, which once offered 'good prospect of success, but "had to be abandoned from the hostile attitude of the neighbouring population"'. Claims that this shows how 'Paddy [...] has always opposed the exportation of his pigs'.

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