School: Baile Ruadh (Cailíní)

Location:
Ballyroe, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Máire, Bean Uí Fhearghail

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An Old Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0013, Page 144

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This story tells about how Australia got its first donkey and cart, first load of potatoes, from the Demesne in Castlerea, County Roscommon.
About eighty or ninety years ago when the Demesne in Castlerea was set in a man named Pat Rooney took a half an

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Collector
Eibhlín Ní Chaoghain
Gender
female
Address
Williamstown, Co. Galway
Informant
Pádraigh Mac Chaogain
Relation
unknown
Gender
male
Age
circa 55
Address
Williamstown, Co. Galway
Language
mixed