School: Dubh-Áth (B.) (roll number 11067)

Location:
Duagh, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Seán Ó Conchobhair

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0410, Page 058

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1. There was a hedge school in this district long ago. The school was held in an old stone cabin which was situated near the place where the house of Thomas Sheehy is now in.
2. The teacher's name was Mr. Cronin, a native of Duagh parish. He used to lodge in the farmers' houses in the district and he was paid by the parents of the pupils for the instruction he gave.
3. Reading and writing were the chief subjects taught in the school. The master and pupils did

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Collector
Pádraig Mac Síthigh
Gender
male
Address
Kilcarra More, Co. Kerry
Informant
Pádraig Mac Síthigh
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Address
Kilcarra More, Co. Kerry
Language
English