School: Turlough, Béal an Chloga (roll number 14872)

Location:
Turlough, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Áine, Bean Uí Éalaidhe

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0615, Page 028

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Once upon a time there was a man named Johnny Burke. ...

Once upon a time there was a man named Johnny Burke. One day he went for a bathe and he got drowned. It was in the month of July 1925.
The people think that it was a cramp he got in his legs. They sent a diver to get him and when they found him he was drowned. It was in Turlough that he got drowned in a lake.

Collector
Frank Hawes
Gender
male
Informant
John Nestor
Gender
male
Age
42
Address
Gortaclare, Co. Clare
Language
English