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 346

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that the chimney caught and the whole house went on fire. It was too late to save any of the furniture. There were no lives lost.
About twelve years ago William Baldwin's house of Bishopstown, Lismore, Co. Waterford got burned. They were burning twigs and the sparks went on the thatch and burned the whole house.

Shipwrecks
In February 1936 a vessel called the 'Nellie Fleming' which belonged to the late Mrs. Fleming of Youghal, Co. Cork, was lost on her return voyage from Cardiff to Youghal. It was an easterly gale which was the worst remembered for many years. All the other boats took shelter but against the advice of their comrades the crew of the ill-fated 'Nellie Fleming' started for home. The captain's daughter was to be married and

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Informant
Eibhlín Ní Bhriain
Relation
unknown
Gender
unknown
Age
30
Occupation
bean feirmeora
Address
Tallow, Co. Waterford
Language
English