School: Baile Idir Dhá Abhainn (roll number 13196)

Riverstown, Co. Sligo
Ml. Mac Lochlainn

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0180, Page 138

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started, when a lot of people had wild cats swarming the rocks, there and a band of tinkers camped beside the rocks. They killed the cats. Since then a fair is held there.

Long ago there were local fairs in this locality that are not held nowadays. There is a fair held in Riverstown on the fourteenth of every month. A few years ago it used to be held in the "Fair Green" but it is now held in the street. There are all sorts of animals at the fair, namely, pigs,calves, sheep and cows.
People who have cattle to sell bring them to the fair. Men who are buying will ask the seller what

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Nann Quinn
Rusheen, Co. Sligo