School: Snaidhm (C.) (roll number 11799)

Location:
Sneem, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Mrs Palmer

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0468, Page 119

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guess that — (A pipe)
The King of Manchester sent to his sister a bottomless vessel to hold raw flesh — (A ring)
Father mother brother and sister running all day and they cannot catch each other —
(The four wheels of a motor)
Why is a fish monger never generous —
(Because his business makes him selfish)
Tis red and tis white and tis terrible green
the King can't get it nor either the queen —
(The rainbow)
[From several local people]

There are not many places around here where fights were held. But in Derrah there is a place named "Esc na Fola" where Cromwell came. There was a man hiding here and Cromwell's men were on his track They found him out through some spy. A big fight took place there and the man fought bravely but he was killed and some of Cromwell's men were also killed and all the blood that was spilled ran into the river lying near so thence it got its name. At another place near

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Informant
Mrs Mc Carthy
Gender
female
Age
over 90
Address
Derry East, Co. Kerry
Language
English