School: Aubane, Sráid an Mhuilinn (roll number 16163)

Aubane, Co. Cork
Tadhg Ó Corcaráin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0325, Page 016

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0325, Page 016

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    The following Nick Names were applied to shoemakers who lived in Millstreet during the last 100 years.
    Some of them belonged to the Fenian Brotherhood and in later days all were members of the Land League. Monday was a holiday by the Fraternity. The public houses in Millstreet used be opened on Sundays from 2pm to 7p.m. and they were too "sick" to work on Monday
    (1) "Hairy Jim" - an old Fenian-
    "Thadg Spile - Jem the Lamb
    Concubhar Láidir - John Nell.
    Jimmy Tollie.
    Putt Kiely
    Con Sense.
    "Patsey Toe" - Fenian
    Puller - Landleaguer - famous local character at pitch and toss
    "Thade a-Moy"
    "Disheen" Lame Jack
    "Tiger" and "Badger" - still living
    Tadhgh Bolg - was a ploughman
    "Jer Dad" and "Dan the Russian" were jarveys
    Thomas the Nag and Denis Broker were carriers
    "Battín Cud,""Denny Cud" and "Con Cud" were calf jobbers
    "Jerry Bang Up" was a publican who amused himself in smashing up the house when under the influence of drink
    The Gaiscíoch - a small trifling Fellow - who when drunk was continually boasting of his boyhood's Feats
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