School: Baile an Daingin (B) (roll number 1676)

Location:
Ballindine, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Séamus P. Ó Gríobhtha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0096, Page 674

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top, what ever name would be on it that would be the girl he would get married to.
Written by:- William Heneghan. Coole.
Material from:- Thomas Heneghan. Coole.
Aged 55 years.

The old people used to light bone fires at every cross road. They called them bone fires because they used to throw bones into the fires. They used to go from house to house for arms of turf. When they would have enough of turf they would gather to gather and and buy a gallon of oil.

They used to get cans and milk people’s cows. They used milk goats also. When they would come home they would buy two loaves between them.

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Collector
Patrick Grogan
Gender
male
Address
Newtown South, Co. Mayo
Informant
James Grogan
Gender
male
Age
55
Address
Newtown South, Co. Mayo
Language
English