School: Ballinakill (B.) (roll number 895)

Location:
Ballinakill, Co. Laois
Teacher:
William Hande

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0831, Page 046

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Weeds are very numerious in Spring and Sumer. They grow rapidly in wet soil. The most destructive weeked is prasaugh or yellow Charlock. Thistles grow very plentiful in some land. They are supposed to grow on good land only. There is an Act of Parliament which compels the farmers to cut down thistles and ragwort every year.
Ragwort grows very plentiful on good land.

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