School: Baile an Bhile (C.) (roll number 15488)

Location:
Ballinvilla Demesne, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Bríd Nic Giollachlaoin

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The Black Friar of Mayo Abbey

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0110, Page 286

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When the school was in Mayo there lived in Liscolman a man named Colman
He was very poor and had to sell all his stock until nothing remained but an old cow.
He decided at last to sell her because his family were starving.
One morning he set out for the fair of Claremorris with the cow.
When he reached Ballygowan there was

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Collector
Mary D. Finn
Gender
female
Informant
Patrick Finn
Gender
male
Address
Cuiltycreaghan, Co. Mayo
Language
English