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 635

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apron so as to prevent his clothes from getting burnt. Outside every forge there are a large number of old horse shoes.
The inside walls of every forge are very black with the smoke.

God rest the men of ninty eight,
Bold Emmet and Wolfe Tone,
God rest you, Pearse immortal Pearse,
And Tom Clarke from green Tyrone,
God rest brave Roger Casement,
In this his grave so far away
And call who rose and fell,
For the dawning of the day.

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Collector
Michael Sweeney
Gender
male
Address
Illanmore, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Sweeney
Gender
female
Address
Illanmore, Co. Mayo
Language
English