School: Leatbeg (roll number 16146)

Location:
Leat Beg, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Mrs Peoples

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1091, Page 058

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Daoine Cáileamla 24. 1. 1938
There was a man called Patrick Coyle who lived in the townland of Lurgancloughan.
One day he wanted a sole and some points for a plough, so he started off and walked to Letterkenny. He got the things he wanted, and started home again.He did this double journey which is a distance of 56 miles in the one day.
Thomas Gallagher, Tully, Carrigart, Lifford.
Told by Frank McKemey, Ballyheerin, Carrigart, Lifford.
A smith. Born and reared in Ballyheerin.
One day a man in the townland of Ballyheerin called Patrick Kerr was out in a boat lifting fog. His fog net filled with seaweed, and the iron of his pole fell off and sank to the bottom of the sea.
He stripped off his clothes

One day a man in the townland of Ballyheerin called Patrick Kerr was out in a boat lifting fog. His fog net filled with seaweed, and the iron of his pole fell off and sank to the bottom of the sea.
He stripped off his clothes

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Collector
Thomas Gallagher
Gender
male
Language
English