School: Lochán na mBan (roll number 7816)

Location:
Loughaunnaman, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Tomás Ó Conghaile

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0099, Page 274

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Deans built those forts. They used to stay in them at night. In the day time they used to go through the country robbing. The people say they are haunted by fairies. When the people are ploughing the land they keep away from the fort. They are afraid of the fairies.

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The chief occupation of the people in this country is farming.

The chief occupation of the people in this country is farming. Most of the Farmers have two or three cows. They keep those cows for to give them milk. They give them more milk in the summer time than in the winter. In the summer there is a lot of green grass for them to eat. In the winter the grass is very scarce.

Butter is made from this milk. The butter is made in a churn. The churn is made from bog-deal. There are two kinds of churn, the old Irish churn

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Collector
Ciss Mc Hugh
Gender
female
Address
Loughaunnaman, Co. Mayo
Language
English