On Wed, 16 Feb 2005 15:53:56 +0000, galderman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>They also moved the west of Ireland to mine copper at Allihies on the Beara
Not only did the miners of Cornwall and Devon move to Ireland, but also
when tin and copper prices collapsed at the end of the 19th century, many
mining families emigrated to Australia, South Africa or North America. To
this day even, one can buy Cornish Pasties in the California gold belt town
of Grass Valley.