School: An Baile Mór (roll number 11193)

Location:
Ballymore Lower, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
D. E. Tate

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1077, Page 227

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Fairs
The fair at Creeslough is held on the 10th of each month. All the farmers around the district take their cattle, sheep and pigs and horses to the fair. The buyers come from all parts to purchase what they need and what they think would make them a shilling of profit. The beasts are all in different places in the fair, cow market, horse market, pig market, (ect) The buying and selling goes on all day. The beasts that are sold are marked. Every dealer has his own mark, and put into yards until the fair is over. Then everyone knows his own animals. The seller gets paid

The fair at Creeslough is held on the 10th of each month. All the farmers around the district take their cattle, sheep and pigs and horses to the fair. The buyers come from all parts to purchase what they need and what they think would make them a shilling of profit. The beasts are all in different places in the fair, cow market, horse market, pig market, (ect) The buying and selling goes on all day. The beasts that are sold are marked. Every dealer has his own mark, and put into yards until the fair is over. Then everyone knows his own animals. The seller gets paid

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Collector
Margaret Jacob
Gender
female
Informant
Thomas Jacob
Gender
male
Address
Clonmass, Co. Donegal
Language
English