School: An Lios Rua, Cill Mháille (roll number 9339)

Location:
Lisroe, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Eibhlín Ní Chonalláin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0608, Page 224

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Connellan could throw any weight of a stone-bowl but he could not use the metal one at all because it was later on the metal bowls were used.

Written by
Bridget Murphy as described by
Pat Lynch,
Kilcolumb

Buying and Selling.
27th September 1938.
Over forty years ago four shops existed in the townland of Lisroe while to-day there are but two remaining.These shops were very near each other but still each one of them carried on its own business.People came from far away districts to these shops as any others were not in existence for miles.The roads to the towns were not so good then as they are nowadays and horse carts were scarce as people rarely went to town .But every house-hold necessity was to be found in these shops such as tea,sugar,soap,tobacco oil, matches ,soda flour ,meal and bacon.
For some years great business was done in the four shops of Lisroe ,but when roads were repaired and improved less business was carried on in

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Collector
Bridget Murphy
Gender
female
Informant
Pat Lynch
Gender
male
Address
Kilcolumb, Co. Clare
Language
English