School: Leatbeg (roll number 16146)

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

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An Reilig

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1091, Page 196

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An Reilig 10: 10: 38
There are two graveyards in this parish nowadays. The Roman Catholic graveyard is in Massmount, and the Church of Ireland graveyard in Rosnakill.
In each of these graveyards there is a house of worship. Rosnakill graveyard is on a level, but Massmount is on a slope facing the sea.
There were some trees in Rosnakill graveyard but all were cut down a few months ago except one and all the branches were cut off it.
The trees were cut down because the rain dropping from their branches destroyed the tomb stones.
There are a lot of crosses and tomb stones in both graveyards and also a lot of ornamental stones.
Children who die before they are baptized are buried in

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Collector
Thomas Gallagher
Gender
male
Address
Tully, Co. Donegal
Informant
Jeamie Gallagher
Gender
female
Age
55
Occupation
farmer
Address
Tully, Co. Donegal
Language
English