Image from page 381 of “Ireland; industrial and agricultural” (1902)

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Identifier: irelandindustria00irelrich
Title: Ireland; industrial and agricultural
Year: 1902 (1900s)
Authors: Ireland. Dept. of Agriculture and Technical Instruction Coyne, William P
Subjects: Agriculture — Ireland Lace and lace making Industries — Ireland Ireland — Economic conditions
Publisher: Dublin [etc.] : Browne and Nolan, limited
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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EXPLANATION. L The outer squares represent the Total Area of Ireland. II. The coloured squares represent the Area under Crops and Grass ( Cultivable Area ). III. The uncoloured spaces between the outer and inner squares represent Barren Mountain Land, (Uncultivable Area). 8, &fi. IV. ■■ Grass.v. ^^^ Crops (Oereal, Boot snd Kbre).YL ^H Meadow and Clover. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION rOR IRELAND.STATISTICS AND INTELLIGENCE BRANCH. STATISTICAL SURVEY OF IRISH AGRICULTURE. 305 statement it would appear that 30,608 acres of land went from under theplough in 1901, as compared with the preceding year, while 16,793 acresseem to have been added to the area under grass. These figures imply that13,815 statute acres of land went out of cultivation in the year 1901. It is,however, possible that the recorded increase of 17,425 acres in Bog,Waste, Barren Mountain, is, in part, due to a not unnatural divergence ofopinion amongst the Enumerators in the different years as

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