School: Gráinseach, Cill Mocheallóg (roll number 9970)

Location:
Grange, Co. Limerick
Teacher:
Tomás Ó Loínsigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0516, Page 443

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Nancy Madigan, who hailed from Charleville, Co. Cork and was so called because she was adept hand of removing the contents of a "till" whenever she got a chance, so that whenever a shopkeeper or publican saw her coming he generally slammed the door in her face.
She was a bad character, and people often threw her out of their houses. Whenever Nancy found herself stranded for a night's lodgings she repaired to the local R.I.C. barracks and inflicted herself on that little community for the night.

Mr William Casey (Farmer)
Holy Cross
Kilmallock

Travelling Folk
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Travelling folk generally came to this locality a day or two before Bruff Fair or Limerick Fair.
An old woman named Mrs. O Grady used to visit this locality and she used to sell ribbons, laces, pins, pieces of cotton, needles

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Informant
Mary Clancy
Gender
female
Occupation
farmer
Address
Grange, Co. Limerick
Language
English