Before 1900 it was unusual to have gravestone inscriptions in Irish even for affluent Irish speakers. This is courtesy John Nangle, Gorey, Co. Wexford, who took the shot some years ago.

This part of Australia is still peopled by those of Irish descent an affluent area.

Port Fairy:

https://www.google.ie/maps/place/Port+Fairy+VIC+3284,+Australia/@-38.3233759,142.2036649,9z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x6acd2d08c0a21b9d:0x40579a430a0cbf0https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ApeO3TucudVm9ycduQrKunSXsrsX_qikaKQd_kj_2q8/edit

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_Fairy

Clareman Grave old Irish 1912 Australia