School: Cloonkeen Kerrill (roll number 15429)

Location:
Clonkeenkerrill, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Theresa M. Hurley

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0078, Page 295

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About seventy years ago a labouring man nicknamed 'liam na gcleas' of Ballymacward, Woodlawn, Country Galway used to be giving bad example at wakes by being drunk and using bad language. Father Patrick Duffy of Mount Hazel, Castleblakeney, Ballinasloe, County Galway heard this and when liam when to confession Father Patrick told him he would have to go next day to Reek Patrick to do penance.
When Father Patrick got up next morning to his surprise he saw his rick of turf scattered around his yard, liam thought it was Father Patrick's rick he meant.

Informant
Martin Barry
Gender
male
Age
79
Address
Clonkeenkerrill, Co. Galway
Language
English

Early in the morning of July 26th 1957 a man named Kenny of Ballymacward, Woodlawn, County Galway went to the fair of Castleblakeney to buy a horse.He bought a horse for forty-five pounds and

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