School: Gort an tSiúrdáin (roll number 14534)

Location:
Gortjordan, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Seán Ó Módhráin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0106, Page 634

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coming Hallow'een.
By the corribs banks in Irelands ranks, with my fathers aul caubeen. Siancaise Crioc.
John Naughton, Gorgordan, Kilmaine.
Michael Walsh, Gorgordan, Kilmaine.
A Forge,
There are three forges in my parish. One of the forges is in Kilmaine, one in Ballymartin and the other is in GorGordan.
Most forges are thatches. The smiths have great power. There is a great bellow in the forge. There are always many articals in a forge. The pineers hammer, vice, sledge, rasp and also plenty of nails. The smith always burns coal. The smith wears a leather