School: Ráithín (C.) (roll number 9384)

Raheen, Co. Kerry
Peig, Bean Uí Chróinín
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0457, Page 080

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  1. XML School: Ráithín (C.)
  2. XML Page 080
  3. XML “Brighide agus na Buachaillí Bána”
  4. XML “Dan Hurley the Hedge-Schoolmaster”

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    agus crochadh é. Do thug Fear a’ dtighe síntús do Mháire Chríonna agus gan amhras do bhrighide agus d’filleadar abhaile annsan.
    Sin é mo sgéal anois agus má tá bréag ann bíodh mar ní mise a chúm ná dhein é.
    Ainm an duine ó’n a bhfuaireas an scéal uaidh:- Liam Ua Loinghsigh
    A Sheoladh – Poll-Gorm, Gleann Fleisge, Cill Áirne
    A Aois - 60 bl.
    A ghairm-bheatha – Feirmeoireacht
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. Dan was born about the commencement of the last century and died about the year 1880. He was known to all the people of East Kerry as "Hurley the schoolmaster. At times he was a bit eccentric but beyond doubt possessed of extraordinary literary powers.
    The advent of the National school system left him with a "job" but he always loved teachers and teaching. Where he was educated is not well know but however he was very literary. Here is an instance:- In his rambles he visited Dublin, and in some
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    Pat O Donoghue
    Lisbabe, Co. Kerry