School: Leatbeg (roll number 16146)

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

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Ainmhithe na Feirme

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1091, Page 135

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Ainmhidhthe na Feirme
We have two horses, two cows, two donkeys and one calf on our farm.
The horses' names are Maggie and Nanny. The cows names are Daisy and Molly and the donkeys' names are Nanny and Bob and we have only one calf and its name is Darkey
When a man is driving cattle he says the following words "Heel them up", Go on to them", "Catches them" etc
The people around here call the house in which the cows are kept the byre.
We usually put peat mould or old straw under the cows as bedding.
Some cows are tied with ropes and others are tied with chains.
One time some years ago a man in the

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Collector
Maggie Carr
Gender
male
Address
Glinsk, Co. Donegal
Informant
Neil Carr
Relation
relative (other than parent or grandparent)
Gender
male
Age
28
Occupation
farmer
Address
Glinsk, Co. Donegal
Language
English