School: Baile an Daingin (C.) (roll number 4828)

Location:
Ballindine, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Máire de Staic

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0096, Page 448

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Once upon a time there lived in lullane a family names Frenches and they were great short's men. They used to gather all the best men in their country and some other gentlemen user to gather men in their own county and then they used to have a hurling match in lullane. The when the shorts would be over the gentlemen used to have a party in one part of the house. The hurlers and the people of the county used to have a party in another part of the house. They would have all kinds of amusements and the best of food.
The Frenches has a man in their district and his name was Kelly and he was also a great hurler. This

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Collector
Maura Waldron
Gender
female
Address
Ballindine, Co. Mayo
Informant
Michael Daly
Gender
male
Age
circa 80
Address
Boleyboy, Co. Mayo
Language
English