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 084

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There are many roads all over Ireland. ...

There are many old roads all over Ireland. Their ruins can be seen to day. There is a ruin of an old road at Letcher Sheanta. People used only get four pence a day. They used to have indian meal stirabout for their lunch. There is another ruin in Barr a Luasgán. One day a fine young man got killed in Barr a Luasgán. He was riding a horse and the horse shied at a black thorn bush and he fell off and got killed.

Collector
John P. Kerin
Gender
male
Informant
Tim Kerin
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
53
Address
Gortaclare, Co. Clare
Language
English