School: Fleasgach (roll number 15842)

Location:
Flaskagh More, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Ss. Ó Maonaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0012, Page 337

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on them for luck. There was presents given to the blacksmith but it was for work done. The bellows was made of leather and brass rivets. They used to redden iron in the fire for banishing rats. They had other charms for certain things.

Songs

John said his master one morning

The following is composed of what a boy did for his master at a fair. A real old Irish song

John and his master one morning in May, drive this cow to the fair.
For she is in good order it is her I can spare.
John drove the cow out of the land. Off to the fair he straight way did go.

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Collector
Peg Dowd
Gender
female
Address
Flaskagh More, Co. Galway
Informant
Mrs Dowd
Relation
unknown
Gender
female
Address
Flaskagh More, Co. Galway
Language
English