School: Teamhair, Áth Treasna

Taur, Co. Cork
Dd. Ó Súillleabháin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0351, Page 473

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    about three months in each district.
    Before the present National school was built in Taur in 1875, a lodge which belonged to the Earl of Cork was given as a school for the education of the children in 1868. The teacher's name was Mr. William Walsh R.I.P. and the helper's name was Miss. O'Shea.
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  2. About 80 years ago, National Schools were not as plentiful as they are now Before that time people were anxious to learn, and they went to a farmer's house, a teacher came and taught them.
    Each scholar would invite the teacher with him. The teacher remained with that scholar who attended the school.
    In a farm, which now belongs to Mr. Kiely of Mount Lake, in the parish of Newmarket, in the Co. Cork. There was a school made of stripping sods, covered with rushes.
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    Thomas Keane
    Commons South, Co. Cork