School: Dromad (roll number 16781)

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

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Local Poets

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0214, Page 059

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The local Poets were Paddy Cullen and John MacDonnell. Paddy Cullen lived in Derrycarne gatehouse and John MacDonnell lived in Gubbegrofey in Co. Leitrim. Cullen was about 70 years old when he died and MacDonnel was about 80 years old. Paddy Cullen helped to make up Lucy Webb. These poets were farmers. The local people looked on them as very witty people. Their songs are sung locally.

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