School: Ráth Mhaoláin (Robertson) (roll number 10374)

Location:
Rathmullan, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Éamonn Mac Stiopháin

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Local Heroes

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1088, Page 051

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Local heroes.
There was a man by the name of Colbertson, Gortcross, Rathmullen, Co Donegal. he was very strong, he was about six feet high, broad shouldered and stout. He was able to lift a new cart with a man in it with his one hand and put it above his head. (Compiled by school-children)
Details of person from whom these accounts of "Local heroes" were obtained are given below.
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Informant
James Morrison
Gender
male
Age
50 till 60
Occupation
farmer
Address
Glencross, Co. Donegal
Language
English