School: Mullach Dubh

Location:
Lisgorman, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Pádhraic Ó Blioscáin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0203, Page 117

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in the month of June.


The Local Landlord.
A man named Lone-Fox who lived in England but whose agents were LTouche and Vaugh was the landlored of this district in former times. This man was known to be very good to his tenants and it is said that he gave reductions in rents to thosse whom he thgouht deserved them. Lady Villas who loved in Dromahair buil a castle there and intended giving it to her niece Miss Lane as a fortune but she married Mr. Fox whom this old lady thought beneath her and she said she would never roof a [?] for Fox in Dromahair.

A man named Lane-Fox who lived in England but whose agents were La Touche and Vaugh was the landlord of this district in former times. This man was known to be very good to his tenants and it is said that he gave reductions in rents to those whom he thought deserved them. Lady Villas who loved in Dromahair built a castle there and intended giving it to her niece Miss Lane as a fortune but she married Mr. Fox whom this old lady thought beneath her and she said she would never roof a den for Foxs in Dromahair.

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Collector
Michael Gillooly
Gender
male
Address
Boggaun, Co. Leitrim
Informant
Mrs Gillooly
Gender
female
Age
45
Address
Boggaun, Co. Leitrim
Language
English