School: Fleasgach (roll number 15842)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0012, Page 421

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had enough eating. He was not able to gout then. The man came out and killed him. In John Costellows henhouse he was.

Teller: Mrs Nora Power
Flaskagh
Dunmore
Tuam
Co Galway
Writer: Nora Power
Flaskagh
Dunmore
Tuam
Co Galway

Folklore

In the time of the famine there was no ploughs. They used to dig it with a spade. The women used to dig it too. The men used to do a lot of work before their breakfast. They would come in then and they would have a piece of bread made out of oatmeal. Then they would work until their dinner. Then they would come in to their dinner and they would have a few small potatoes and

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Collector
Nora Power
Gender
female
Address
Flaskagh More, Co. Galway
Informant
Mrs Nelly Griffin
Relation
unknown
Gender
female
Address
Cloonfad, Co. Roscommon
Language
English