School: Baile an Chaisil B.

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0139, Page 559

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they would get plenty to eat. the Teachers would then teach them the Protestant religion. Any one who went to those schools had to give up his religion. They would then have to sign (their) his name with his own blood that he was satisfied to do so. After sometime he too was sent around the country trying to change other people. He was well paid for doing so

In the village of Palmhill there is a long low thatched building which served as (as) a school a long time ago. The seats were long narrow (tables) forms. The desks were long narrow tables. The pupils wrote on slates with slate pencils. If they spoke Irish they would be slapped by their teacher whose name was Mrs Early.

Collector
Jack Maughan
Gender
male
Informant
Mrs Mary Maughan
Gender
female
Age
45
Address
Cappagh, Co. Mayo
Language
English