School: Dromad (roll number 16781)

Location:
Drumod, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Millicent "Nuabhroinn"

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Local Happenings

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0214, Page 055

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One day a man by the name of Notley was going to a Regatta in Carrick and he was going in a boat on the Shannon and the boat turned over and he was drowned.
Another man named Notley drowned himself in a drain.
A boy the boy the name of John Conner was drowned in the Shannon.
Another boy the name of Kevin Shanley was stuck with a pitch fork when he covered himself with hay and a man was levelling the hay and did not know he was in the hay and saw the little lump and stuck the fork in it and killed the boy.

Collector
Susan Crowe
Gender
female
Age
15
Address
Drumod Beg, Co. Leitrim
Informant
James Crowe
Gender
male
Age
66
Occupation
farmer
Address
Drumod Beg, Co. Leitrim
Language
English