School: Ovens (C.) (roll number 5985)

Location:
Ovens, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Maud Mc Guire

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0345, Page 369

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for a doctor. He was back under an hour with him. But when they arrived, Sam was dead.
John Hawkes refused to take the cup. He told the judges to send it to Sam's wife.
Signal was killed in another race almost immediately following the fatal one for the Hunt Cup.

A hedge school was carried on in Clashanafrin in a stable in the farmyard of Mr Miah McCarthy. The stone trough upon which the scholars sat, holding their pencils & slates, is still on the premises. The trough was used for pounding furzes for horses. Unruly pupils were put sitting in the trough during recreation hour, [conning?] their neglected lessons, whilst the master gazed down upon them chanting repeatedly "Rehearse, Rehearse, Rehearse".

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Informant
Miah Mc Carthy
Gender
male
Age
65
Occupation
farmer
Address
Clashanaffrin, Co. Cork
Language
English