School: Leatbeg (roll number 16146)

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

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An Doineann 3..2..1938
One night in January last year there was very heavy thunder and lightning.
The lightning fell a few perches from a house - belonging to a man named Robert John Peoples over in the townland of Doaghmore and it tore up the ground.
That same night the lightning split a new house belonging to McBride over in Downings.
I remember this night myself.
Maggie Carr
About eleven years ago there was a very big storm the biggest one my mother can remember.
It blew the windows out of our house and the slates were rattling on the roof. The roof was taken off a barn belonging to Robert Alcorn and it was carried away up to the upperend of Glinsk.
Maggie Carrf
Told by my mother Annie Carr on 31st January 1938

About eleven years ago there was a very big storm the biggest one my mother can remember.
It blew the windows out of our house and the slates were rattling on the roof. The roof was taken off a barn belonging to Robert Alcorn and it was carried away up to the upperend of Glinsk.

Collector
Maggie Carr
Gender
male
Informant
Annie Carr
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Language
English