School: Wilkinstown (roll number 1917)

Location:
Wilkinstown, Co. Meath
Teacher:
Máire Ní Failcheallaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0711, Page 099

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a pincers. The candle was put into the wooden part (which was stuck in the clay-floor of the house) and the two "jaws" were tightened over it to keep it in place. According as the candle burned down, they were loosened and it was pulled up another bit, and so on until the whole long candle was burned.
Dolours Sheridan
Wilkinstown
Navan

Information given by:
Laurence Crahan
Wilkinstown
Navan.

Caughilstown is the name of a large estate which was formerly owned by Mr. A. Lowry but which was recently divided. It is in the parish of Rathkenny but adjoins the lands of Kilbarry parish at Clynch. From this place, where it joins Clynch, on the right hand side of the road, going from that to "the yard" where Mr. B. Gibney lives, there used to be pottery work carried on many years ago. A family named Reilly owned it at one time and some of descendants still live in Clynch. The articles made were rough such as crocks or flower pots etc.

Collector
Dolours Sheridan
Gender
female
Address
Wilkinstown, Co. Meath
Informant
Laurence Crahan
Gender
male
Address
Wilkinstown, Co. Meath
Language
English