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

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0016, Page 332

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His name was Peter Griffin. He was able to carry a sack of oats which was two and a half curts in weight up a ladder which was twenty ft high in a mill.

Told by Michael Larkin (60 years), Trainboy, Ballymoe

James Hanley, Farm was able to jump a river which was twenty seven ft wide.
John McDermott, Brackla, and James Morgan, Farm were able to throw a hundred-weigh eighteen feet.

Tim Grady was able to jump fifteen feet high and he was able to catch a hare by running after him.
Jim Leary, Kilbeg, was able to lift two half hundred of flour in each hand over his head and then hit his two hands together.

Informant
Michael Larkin
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Treanboy, Co. Galway
Language
English

There was a man named Mike Flynn, from near

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