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 463

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put some “Black Jack” – or some kindred dose – and gave the contents to Cumertún.

The dose acted sure enough but not with the expected results.
Cumertún tired of going into yonder field to ease himself – took off his breeches, shoes and stockings and without leaving the field “eased” himself without much ado and in doing so scarcely paused in his work.
Before noon the whole 2 acres of hay were levelled by Cumertún, much to the anger of the parson.

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Cumertún
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Cumertún was a practical joker as well and a brother of the Chief Baron’s (O Grady) named Henry – not sure if Henry is right – knew Cumertún was a “prime boy” and also knowing he was a member of the White Boys decided to punish him and try to make him behave himself.
He was afraid however to do this work himself so

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Informant
Mr John Clancy
Gender
male
Occupation
farmer
Occupation
carpenter
Address
Grange, Co. Limerick
Language
mixed