School: Yellow Furze

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

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Hospitality

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0684, Page 319

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Long ago some well-to-do people around here had the name of not being kind to poor travellers, and all these poor wayfarers knew well where they might expect a kind work and food and shelter for a night or two.
There were four hospitable houses in this locality.
As the old rhyme goes ;-
"Farrells of the Hill and Farrells of the Hollow.
Caseys of Croboy and Meehans of the Manor".
(The descendants of the Farrells and Caseys still live in the old homes).

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Eileen Bruton
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Teresa Mullen
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