School: Lathaigh (Laghey)

Location:
Laghy, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Proinsias Mac Pháidín

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1032, Page 082

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and missed it and drowned.
My grandfather ran to help but he was too late Tom was asleep never to awaken.

About one hundred years ago Pat and Brigid Gillen swam from the quay at Mullinasole to the Mark for cockles.
The mark is a soft bed of sand which lies half ways between Mullinasole and Mountcharles. These two people were very fond of cockles so they got a basket and the two set off for a basket full of them.
Brigid was not as good a swimmer as Pat so she was

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Collector
Lena Connolly
Gender
female
Age
88
Address
Mullanasole, Co. Donegal
Informant
Mary Ann Likely
Relation
unknown
Gender
female
Age
88
Address
Mullanasole, Co. Donegal
Language
English