School: Ballinacarrow (roll number 13277)

Ballynacarrow, Co. Sligo
Seán Ó Duibheannaigh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0175, Page 274

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0175, Page 274

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  1. Farmers living in my district having livestock to sell or buy visit the following towns, where monthly fairs are held namely : - Coolaney, Collooney, Ballymote, and Tubbercurry. A good few years ago fairs were held in Ballinacarrow.
    Why they ceased to be nobody seems able to tell me. It must be a bit awkward for buyers railing cattle as the nearest railway station would be a distance of four or five miles so that might be one of the reasons why it fell through.
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. activities
      1. economic activities
        1. trade
          1. buying and selling (~3,622)
    A. Coolery
    Coolaney, Co. Sligo