School: Caimthír (Camphire), Ceapach Chuinn (roll number 15129)

Location:
Camphire, Co. Waterford
Teacher:
Nóra Bean Uí Chradóig

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0636, Page 336

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Mrs. Katherine Murray of Camphire and Mrs. Peggy Flynn of Strancally, Knockanore, Tallow were noted as hornpipe, reel and double dancers.
Great Storytellers
Michael Murray and Mrs. Fitzgerald, both of Headborough were two great people for fireside tales.

Shipwrecks and Drownings
In the year 1907 a schooner was sinking out in the sea opposite Ardmore after it had struck the rocks. There were five men on board and their signals were seen by a priest, Rev. J. O'Shea, who with four men went out in a small boat to their assistance. They succeeded in bringing in

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Informant
Tomás Ó Núnáin
Relation
unknown
Gender
male
Age
70
Occupation
feirmeoir
Language
English