I don’t think there is a variety of potato called ‘Portrush’ but there is no doubt that a lot of potatoes are grown in town gardens and in the adjacent farmland. In the nineteenth century potatoes were also grown on Ramore Head and Large Skerry. The originators of these attempts to diversify local land use were William Richardson and Thomas Black.
|Publisher||Portrush Heritage Group: Heritage Newsletter|
|Number of pages||2|
|Place of Publication||Portrush|
|Publication status||Published (in print/issue) - 20 Jun 2020|