School: Yellow Furze

Location:
Yellow Furze, Co. Meath
Teacher:
Síle, Bean Uí Leamhain

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0684, Page 191

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hears as he walks across.

It is believed that the " Night Cap Lane" running out by Seneschalstown House led to these moats.
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There was a hedge school in Follistown near the house now occupied by Mr. Michael Daly.
The masters name was Clarke. The pupils used to him corn and potatoes for payment.
There are people up there still named Clarke and I don't know whether they are related to him or not.
V. Quinn from J.Clarkes Stories.
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There was a great musician living in this part of the country long ago named Stevenson.
I heard my grandfather (Mr P Collins) say that his remains are with those of the Lambert Family in their vault under Painestown Church.
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There is an ancient old tree near Knockcommon Church yard which is of great age.
It was the custom long ago at a funeral to carry the corpse around the tree three times before laying it to rest.
One day Mr. Osbourne riding on his horse was passing by the (three) tree, when his horse....

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There was a great musician living in this part of the country long ago named Stevenson.

There was a great musician living in this part of the country long ago named Stevenson.
I heard my grandfather (Mr P Collins) say that his remains are with those of the Lambert Family in their vault under Painstown Church.

There is an ancient old tree near Knockcommon Church yard which is of great size.
It was the custom long ago at a funeral to carry the corpse around the tree three times before laying it to rest.
One day Mr. Osbourne riding on his horse was passing by the (three) tree, when his horse

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Collector
Veronica Quinn
Gender
female
Informant
Patrick Mullen
Gender
male
Language
English