School: Cnoc na Biolaraighe

Watergrasshill, Co. Cork
Dll. Mac Carrthaigh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0382, Page 109

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    half Indian and half oaten meal. The Indian meal was put into the pot first boiled for a little time then the hulls are skimmed with a strainer. Then oaten meal was added and it was boiled slowly for three quarters of an hour and stirred constantly and a little salt added. It was then put out in a dish to cool and then used with cups of milk.
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  2. Long ago a man named Michael Hayes lived at Towreen. He was going to pay rates to his landlord and when he gave the money the landlord said that he was a few shillings short and Hayes asked if he would take it and he said he would not [?] and Hayes taking a pistol out of his pocket shot the landlord and robbed him and ran and jumped a nine foot gate and he was not long gone when the military were after him so he ran about ten miles and hid in a wood. Next day he was hunted again by soldiers and he ran about seven miles untill he came to a furze brake and hid there again. There was a reward of one hundred pounds for the one who would tell
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    Michael O Driscoll
    Peter Hegarty
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