School: Baile an Chaisil B.

Location:
Ballycastle, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Mícheál de Búrca

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Baile an Chaisil B. | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0139, Page 554

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Long ago there was a school in Ballinglen. The teacher's name was Mr Brannigan. He had two assistant teachers namely Mr Bourke from Glenurla and Mr Lynn from Ballinkinlettra. About 96 children attended this school.
Mr Brannigan ibvited all the old people who were able to read and speak Irish so that when the inspector (when) would come they would be able to speak in Irish. This day the inspector came and

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Collector
Thomas Pryal
Gender
male
Address
Ballyglass, Co. Mayo
Informant
Andrew Pryal
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Ballyglass, Co. Mayo
Language
English