School: Coillte Bó (roll number 15984)

Location:
Kiltybo, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Michael S. Ó Ceallaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0107, Page 366

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My home district's name is Curneen. The parish is Claremorris. The barony is Kilcolman. The number of families in the townland is thirty and the people number almost forty. The family name most common is Healy. There are seven slated houses in the townland. There are four old people in the townland. They do not know Irish. They can tell a few English stories but they cannot talk Irish. Their names are Luke Salmon, Thomas Halligan, John Hynes and Mrs. Salmon. Houses were not more numerous in former times than in this townland. People did not emigrate from there to foreign countries. The townland is not mentioned in a song or proverb. The land is hilly, boggy and some of it good. There is no wood growing in the townland. There is one river, one lake and a few

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Collector
Nora Mc Nicholas
Gender
female
Address
Curneen, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Mc Nicholas
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Curneen, Co. Mayo
Language
English
Location
Curneen