School: Leatbeg (roll number 16146)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1091, Page 059

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dived to the bottom of the sea and took up the iron and about two hunderweights of seaweed in it.
Thomas Gallagher, Tully, Carrigart, Lifford.
Told by Frank McKemey, Ballyheerin, on Friday night 14th January 1938. A Smith. Born and reared in Ballyheerin. Spent life there also.
Another day the same man - Patrick Kerr, went in a boat called the Grania Móp (Mór ?)to Portrush.
A swimming match was to take place in Portrush that day. The Captain of the boat Peter Mitchel, made the sailors hurry the boat so as to arrive in Portrush in time for the swimming match.
The Captain paid half a crown and got Patrick entered for the swimming contest.
There were twelve swimmers to swim five singles. While

Another day the same man - Patrick Kerr, went in a boat called the Grania Mór to Portrush.
A swimming match was to take place in Portrush that day.
The Captain of the boat Peter Mitchel, made the sailors hurry the boat so as to arrive in Portrush in time for the swimming match.
The Captain paid half a crown and got Patrick entered for the swimming contest.
There were twelve swimmers to swim five singles. While

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Collector
Thomas Gallagher
Gender
male
Address
Tully, Co. Donegal
Informant
Hugh Herraghty
Gender
male
Address
Tully, Co. Donegal
Language
English