School: Carraig Árd (roll number 15735)

Location:
Carrickard, Co. Sligo
Teacher:
Máire Ní Tháilliúir

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My Home District

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0181, Page 370

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My home district is Crosona. It is in the townland of Cornagrea in the parish of Kilmactranny and in the Barony of Tirerill. There are six families in the townland and twenty three people. Noone is the family name most common. There are four thatched houses and two slated house in my district. There is no one over seventy years living but my father. He knows no Irish but he knows plenty of English.
He can tell plenty of English stories but he can tell none in Irish. The houses were more numerous in olden times than now. There are four houses in ruins. There went young people to America and to England.
The land is all hill and some

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Collector
Margaret East
Gender
female
Address
Cornagrea, Co. Roscommon
Informant
Hubert East
Gender
male
Age
75
Address
Cornagrea, Co. Roscommon
Language
English