School: Baile Treasna, Caisleán Mumhan (Ballytarsney) (roll number 15970)

Ballytarsna (Hackett), Co. Tipperary
Seán Ó Freathaile

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The Forge

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0554, Page 084

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The Forge
1. There is a forge in our district. It is situated on the side ofthe main road. It is built a long time and roofed with timber. He shoes all the horses and is able to mend ploughs and harrows and other implements.
All the forge men are strong and well built. He is sick at present and is not able to work. There were many stories told there in days gone by.
There are forges in this parish, Hogans, Flannagans, Morrisseys and Stacks