School: Cronaghbois (roll number 2658)

Location:
Crannogeboy, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Criostóir Ó Beirn

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1048, Page 317

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Then the priest prayed that there would never be as many men of the name in the parish as would carrs a corpse to a grave and so it is to this day.

Long ago there lived a man and wife and a few children in a slate house in the Point. They were very rich and had a lot of cows and calves.
This man had a park and a gap on it. On wet days the gap used to get very dirty so he closed the gap and opened another one. Next day as a cow was coming through the gap she

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Informant
Patrick Shovlin
Gender
male
Age
85
Occupation
farmer
Address
Ardara, Co. Donegal
Informant
Andy Maloney
Gender
male
Age
circa 60
Occupation
vagrant
Address
Ardara, Co. Donegal
Language
English