School: Loughill

Location:
Ballymunterhiggin, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Eibhlis Ní Mhathghamhna

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1026, Page 185

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Home for lunch. In other districts around such as Clyhore, the priest paid the pennies for the children’s education. This school was used at night for dancing and boxing classes. There was as similar school in Bundoran in which another Owen Daly was a teacher.

Candle Making. Fallow candles were made in the district. A tin [?] one foot long and an inch in diameter was procured. A wick was fixed in the centre attached at the top and bottom then fallow was poured in and allowed to set.

Bulrush Candles. Bulrushes were picked and sipped in a pot of greese [sic], and then allowed to cool. Then a hole was made in a turnip and the

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Informant
Mr Early
Gender
male
Age
77
Address
Finner, Co. Donegal
Language
English