School: Stonetown, Louth (roll number 16431)

Location:
Stonetown Lower, Co. Louth
Teacher:
P. Ó Dubháin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0668, Page 234

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a was a very sultry summer. All rivers were dried up. People had to carry water miles for human use and cattle died of thirst.

Oliver Murphy, of Lurgan Green was a great step dancer. He died 6 years ago.
Barney O'Rourke was a famous mower. He could mow about one acre per day.
Owen Slavin,
Pepperstown.
He was a great walker. He was able to his work in Blackrock every morning and home at night when the chapel was a building. He is dead now about 10 years.
Christy Finn,
Corcreaghy,
He was famed as the best turfcutter in the parish. Many a time he cut turf on John Byrne's bog and the people used to flock around to see him. He is dead about nine or ten years.

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Collector
Teresa Bellew
Gender
female
Address
Tully, Co. Louth
Informant
Seámus O Hara
Gender
male
Age
75
Address
Mills of Louth, Co. Louth
Language
English