School: Caisleán Gael (roll number 15337)

Location:
Castlegal, Co. Sligo
Teacher:
M. Ó Tiománaidhe

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Landlordism

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0156, Page 153

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Landlordism
Lord Palmerston was the landlord in 1845 – 46 – 47 and on until Cooper became landlord of the place.
How he became landlord I cannot trace but as stated above he was the one in the Famine Period. As to his qualities – he was a good man but his agents were walking demons.
He lived most of his time in London, but built a house in Cliffoney, the present owners of which are Mrs Tom Cummins Hotel, Cliffoney.At a later date he used to come over and stay for a month or so in Summer.

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