School: Drumshanbo (C.) (roll number 12873)

Location:
Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Margaret Flynn

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0207, Page 118

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The houses of olden days in this locality were made of clay and commonly called "mud cabins." These houses are still to be seen and are inhabited by the poorer people of the district.
Others were made of "scraw" which was found in "keeby" ground near bog land. More were thatched with rushes and rushes which were found on rivers and lakes.
On the top of the mud wall was a row of oak rafters placed length wise on

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Collector
Monica Tierney
Gender
female
Informant
Mrs Foran
Gender
female
Address
Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim
Language
English