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- (continued from previous page)Johnny Downey Clonoghill Taughmaconnell Ballinasloe on several occasions moved an Irish acre of hay in the day.
Done about 50 years ago.
Witnessed by James Kilroy Carrowduff Taughmaconnell BallinasloeTranscribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Told to Cecilia Finneran (13 years) Onagh Taughmaconnell Ballinasloe.
Patrick Finneran (Patsy Jack) carried a bag containing 56 stone of wheat about 100 hundred yards from William Morgan's house to the mill address Killeglan Taughmaconnell B'sloe.
Witnessed by Henry Costello (same address) who is still alive and over 90 years.
The same man threw a seven stone weight 26 feet 2 inches.
Witnessed by Wm Morgan (deceased)Matt Finneran of Rockland of Taughmaconnell B.sloe carried a bag containing 54 st. of oats from Mrs. Carty's of Coolfree Taughmaconnell to his own home. A distance of 450 yards.
Witnessed by Patrick Finneran and Patsy Mulvey.(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.