School: An Clochar, Uachtar Árd (roll number 13439)

Oughterard, Co. Galway
An tSr M.S. Iognáid
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0065, Page 320

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  1. An t-Aonach
    Long ago there were two fair greens in Oughterard, one up in Claremount and the other in Corribdale. There were only eight fairs held in Oughterard during the whole year. Four of these were held in Claremount and the rest in Corribdale.
    The fair is held now on the second Thursday of the month in the streets.
    Sometimes when stock is scarce the buyers go from house to house in the country and buy the stock.
    Long ago before people came to Oughterard the fairs
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. activities
      1. economic activities
        1. trade
          1. buying and selling (~3,622)
    Julia Clancy
    Oughterard, Co. Galway