School: Scoil Naomh Colmcille, Kilmacrennan (roll number 17036)

Location:
Kilmacrenan, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Mícheál Ó Gallchobhair

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1081, Page 94

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Dearie oh! “The dog wants a bone” Some girl is chosen as the bone. Then all the children in the middle of the circle move out leaving the one who acted as “bone” in. The game is started over again, and the girl that has been left in middle acts as “farmer.”

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Before the present Protestant Church was erected in Kilmacrenan the previous one was situated at Kilmacrenan Abbey.

Before the present Protestant Church was erected in Kilmacrenan the previous one was situated at Kilmacrenan Abbey. When the present one was being built some stones were taken from the Abbey and used for the building of it. The image of some bishop’s head was carved on one of these stones.

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Collector
Brighid Nic Suibhne
Gender
female
Address
Tawny Middle, Co. Donegal
Informant
James Sweeney
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Tawny Middle, Co. Donegal
Language
English