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 682

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brass buttons. They used to wear breeches buttoned at the knees and a tall hat. They used to wear low shoes. The women wore red petticoats, and black shauls, and long white woolen stockings.

There was a Land Lord in Islandmore about ten years ago. Valintine Blake from Tower Hill which is north of Ballinrobe. He was a very nice Land Lord. He never evicted any one. The Land Lord of Kilkeeran evicted any one who did not pay the rent. His name was Mr. Stoney.

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