School: An Pháirc (roll number 13115)

Location:
Park, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Mícheál Mac Cathmhaoil

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A Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0094, Page 34

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A Story

In the year 1798 the Yeomen raided every village in the locality trying to find out the man wrote false stories about the Yeomen.

In the year 1798 the Yeoman raided every village in the locality trying to find out the man wrote false stories about the Yeomen. There was a spy in the place and he told the Yeomen where the man was. They believed the spy and they gave him £3 reward. They then set out for the house. When they reached the house the man had the windows closed with stones. The Yeomen broke through the kitchen door and the man went into the room. The soldiers could not get into the room and they were planning out a trick to get out the man

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Collector
Proinsias Ó Céirín
Gender
male
Address
Lack West, Co. Mayo
Informant
Séamus Ó Céirín
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Address
Lack West, Co. Mayo
Language
English