School: Baile Chíorbhaic, Domhnach Mór (roll number 1691)

Location:
Ballykerwick, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Seán Ó Cathasaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0347, Page 076

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There are four forges in this Parish. The names of the smiths are Denis Mullane Stuake.
Pat Dinneen Forgnaught. Conney Shea Ahadillane.
William Scully Lackabawn. There people have been smiths for many years back.
The forge is a very small building. It is roofed with slate. There are two fireplaces in the forge. The bellows is composed of wood and leather and worked with a timber handle. The implements he uses are hammers, rasps, tonges, chisels, hacksaws, punches, cutters, etc.
The smith always makes and repairs farm implements. There is alot of the work done in the open air horse-shoeing repairing ploughs gates and all farm implements.
Long ago the people send gifts

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Collector
Mary Scully
Gender
female
Address
Lackabane, Co. Cork
Informant
William Scully
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Address
Lackabane, Co. Cork
Language
English