School: Fleasgach (roll number 15842)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0012, Page 379

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A Umbrella.

Teller
Mrs Shally
Flaskagh
Dunmore
Co Galway
Writer
Kitty Shally
Flaskagh
Dunmore
Co Galway

Folklore 18-7-'38

Long ago people used to get married on horseback. One day a couple from Clunkern, Dunmore. There were two horses and a jennet. When they came out of the chapel they started hasting. The two horses were abreast until they came to the hills going into the village. The horses were too heavy and the jennet won the race. On a night of a wedding boys go to the house and look for porter. These are

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Collector
Paddy Coleman
Gender
male
Address
Cappagh, Co. Galway
Informant
Peter Tierney
Gender
male
Address
Cappagh, Co. Galway
Language
English