School: Manulla (roll number 14544)

Location:
Manulla, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Seán Mac an Adhastair

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Henry Curry the Fenian Leader

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0095, Page 286

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He was born and reared a half a mile from Belcarra. He was a very tall strong man and he wore a long whisker. Henry Curry spent his young days reading books. He had brothers and sisters but they are all dead. He has nieces in America yet. He was a school teacher in Belcarra school. Henry used to teach drill to the young boys at school. One day the Belcarra police arrested him in the school and he was in prison for two months. When he came out of prison he started another school at New Dublin which is about a mile from Belcarra. The ruins of the

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Collector
Owen Vahey
Gender
male
Address
Carrowntober Eighter, Co. Mayo
Informant
Owen Vahey
Gender
male
Age
50
Address
Carrowntober Eighter, Co. Mayo
Language
English