School: An Cheathrú Mhór

Location:
Carrowmore, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
P. Ó Glacáin

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Minister Garret

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0141, Page 147

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Before the McCormick came living to the Carrowmore House an old minister lived there known as Minister Garret.
He was a kind of a lear-boc and he had a good many worksmen.
He kept a big flock of ducks and every week the worksmen would gather the eggs and sell.
the minister was beginning to remark the eggs getting scarce and every morning he would go out to try the ducks.
There were two doors on the duckhouse and a man would stand inside the door to hand out the ducks and

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Collector
Kathleen Duggan
Gender
female
Informant
Miss Ellen Franklin
Gender
female
Age
52
Occupation
domestic worker
Address
Carrowmore, Co. Mayo
Language
English