School: Carrowreagh (roll number 16884)

Carrowreagh, Co. Donegal
Annie Davidson
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1109, Page 113

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1109, Page 113

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  1. Long ago the people were man big before they wore boots, they all went bare footed and most of the beggars and people that were not very wise wore no shoes at all.
    There was an old man called James Cerner and an old woman called Haire Nail ("hairless Nell") who had never a shoe on their foot. Some children go on their bare feet in the Summer and most of the tinkers children are always bare footed.
    Some people wouldn't throw out the water that they wash their feet in, till a certain hour in the night
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    Joan Peoples
    Carrowreagh, Co. Donegal