School: Presentation Monaster, Ceann tSáile

Location:
Kinsale, Co. Cork
Teacher:
J. K. O' Connor

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0319, Page 260

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"A ghost" echoed the Sovereign "It is Mescil[?] the Whiteboy. I am glad the he escaped from such a pack of cowards"

Another night while searching around Hollyhill a glimmer of light attracted the attention of this yeoman officer and his men. The door of a miserable cabin was open. Dashing in Heard beheld a spectacle which though typical of the times was a revelation to the Sovereign.
A family sat on the floor around a cipeán of potatoes: the only light for their meal being a tallow dip.
Heard was heard to mutter as he hurried from this spectacle of abject poverty that he had enough of these night hunts

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During one of his terms as Soveirgn J.J. John Isaac Heard committed a deed which earned for him the leas ainm of "Hangman of Kinsale"

During one of his terms as Sovereign John Isaac Heard committed a deed which earned for him the leas ainm of "Hangman of Kinsale"
Cattle belonging to a widow in Camphill

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