School: Cill Cruain (C) (roll number 11187)

Location:
Ballyglass South, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Brighid Ní Náradaigh, Cáit Bean Uí Standúin

Filter stories

Back
/ 394 Forward
Resolution: Low | High
Cill Cruain (C) | The Schools’ Collection

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0016, Page 331

Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD. See copyright details »

On this page

A man named Charles Kelly, Ballintubber was able to jump a height higher than himself.
Martin Doyle Bookla could mow an acre of meadow in one day.
James Dowling, Roscommon, used to hold out his hand and hold a five stone weight in it for five minutes. This man could jump a wall seven feet high.

There was a man named Willie Burke living in Ballymoe. He was able to carry a five curt bag of salt on his back from the railway station of Ballymoe to Ballymoe town which was a distance of two miles.

There was another man who lived in Castlerea.

(continues on next page)
Informant
John Connor
Gender
male
Age
50
Address
Knockogonnell, Co. Galway
Language
English