School: Ballyleague (roll number 5973)

Location:
Ballyleague, Co. Roscommon
Teacher:
Patrick O' Dowd

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0259, Page 156

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them. Generally, it took three days to make a suit, and during that time, the tailor remained in the house of his customer and was given his meals along with payment. The suits which the tailors made were called frieze and they would last ten years. There was a weaver in this district whose name was Maher who died, leaving a considerable amount of weaving to be done. One day, a stranger came to the house and offered to do the weaving. When he had finished he would not take any payment. He left the house and he was never heard

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Collector
John Quinn
Gender
male
Address
Moher, Co. Roscommon
Informant
John Corcoran
Gender
male
Address
Killattimoriarty, Co. Roscommon
Language
English