School: Loughkeeren

Location:
Knockatemple, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Anna M. Warde

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Travelling Folk - Tinkers

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0120, Page 127

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The Maughan's are a very old clan of travelling tinkers. They travel the most part of the Co. Mayo, and Galway. The men trade in buying and selling donkeys and horses and they make all kinds of tin vessels. The girls and women sell the tins as they travel through the country.

Collector
Maureen Mulloy
Gender
female
Address
Carrownaraha, Co. Mayo
Language
English