School: Loughkeeren

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

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Local Happening - House-Burning

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0120, Page 40

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There are the ruins of an old house in the next field to our house. It is said that the house belonged to a man named Blowick. At one time a family named McHugh owned it and a straw rope which caught fire was seen coming down the chimney and burned the house.

Collector
Celine Warde
Gender
female
Address
Bellavary, Co. Mayo
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
grandparent
Gender
female
Language
English