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 107

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An epidemic visited this district in the year 1919. It lasted for about two months. It was the worst that ever visited the district. Whole families were laid up for months. Many people died as a result and many others would have died also, but a man by the name of John Kelly of Islandanny visited the village every morning and attended to the sick people who were not able to attend to themselves. Many suffered from the effects of it afterwards and many of them died too. Doctor Dillon who was in

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Collector
Pádraig Mac Síthigh
Gender
male
Informant
Pádraig Mac Síthigh
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Language
English