School: Monaleen, (C.) Luimneach (roll number 7916)

Location:
Monaleen, Co. Limerick
Teacher:
Mrs. M. Ó Farrell

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The Local Roads

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0524, Page 124

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1. The main roads in this district are those commonly known as the Dublin Road leading from Limerick to Nenagh and on to Dublin.
The Ballysimon road leading from Limerick to Tipperary.
There are many back old roads still in use connecting these two.
The old Dublin Road passed through Singland back through Kilmurry.
Workmen on the roads got sixpence, fourpence and twopence a day.
There are paths through the fields which the children use in Summer coming to school.
There are several cross roads at which the workmen and boys meet in the evenings and play games and chat.

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