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 311

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one man knew the passage. His name was Kilkenny. He was riding a fine horse. There is a hole on one side of this passage. His horse was drowned. He swam ashore. He hid in the bogs. Then he came to Knock. He worked for a farmer there. He was wise. He saved a lot of money.

In this part of the country there is a fair every month. The people left their houses at about six o’clock in the morning with their stock. Then they left the town at two o’clock. If they sold their stock they came home in a motor car.

The fairs nowadays are much different to those in the olden days. Now

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Collector
Dympna Mc Loughlin
Gender
female
Address
Loughaunnaman, Co. Mayo
Language
English