School: Presentation Convent, Lucan

Location:
Lucan, Co. Dublin
Teacher:
Sr Gabriel

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0793, Page 133

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The "Spa Hotel" is noted for its famous Spa Water. It stands on a height and is situated on the road leading to Leixlip.
The "Old Spa" ( at the foot of the Chapel Hill ) is also noted for its great spa water. In fact the water in the old spa is said to be the best spa water + the stongest. This was the original spa + got the name Old "Spa" when the Spa Hotel was built.
May Rogers
Beaumont
Lucan.
Mrs. Rogers ( Wife of Screens' + Boilerman )
Adamstown Rd., Lucan.

Travelling Folk
Travelling folk do not come to Lucan as often as long ago. When they come in a band with caravans + ponies. They usually sleep a night or two on the back roads ( Esker ). During the day they go from house to house asking for alms, such as food or clothes. Some of them tell fortunes and sell all kinds of old brooches pins etc.

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Collector
May Rogers
Gender
female
Address
Lucan, Co. Dublin
Informant
Mr Rogers
Gender
male
Occupation
engineer
Address
Lucan, Co. Dublin
Language
English