School: Slieverue (roll number 12476)

Location:
Slieveroe, Co. Kilkenny
Teacher:
John Carey

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Mrs. Connolly (now dead) of Ballinamona was able to carry an 8 stone bag...

Mrs. Connolly (now dead) of Ballinamona was able to carry an 8 stone bag of meal on her back for two miles without resting or letting it down.

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Mrs Doyle
Gender
female
Address
Ballynamona, Co. Kilkenny
Language
English

Pat Mullally of Davidstown was drunk one night and it took six policemen to arrest him. When arrested he was brought to the local magistrate, Mr. Giles of Gile's Quay who plied him with more whiskey (and asked him to join the Force) but Pat refused.