School: Teampall Mhuire

Location:
Carbad Beg, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Eithne, Bean Uí Mhaonghaille

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0144, Page 003

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They used the same harrows as we use nowadays. They tied up a little bundle of straw with strings and made a collar. They used wooden hams, and reins made of suggans. They used halters instead of bridles, and rope traces.

On the 28th October 1928 there were nine men drowned in Lacken Bay. The night was fine and the men went out fishing and when they were a mile out the wind arose. At first they thought it was a 'fairy breeze'. At length they wondered why it did not cease so they

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Collector
Margaret Lynn
Gender
female
Address
Cartoon, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Lynn
Relation
unknown
Gender
female
Address
Cartoon, Co. Mayo
Language
English