School: Rathkenny (roll number 15483)

Location:
Rathkenny, Co. Meath
Teacher:
Tomás Mac Cárthaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0714, Page 165

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I live in the townland of mullamore, in the parish of rathkenny which is situated in the barony of upper slane. in this townland there are four families consistng of nineteen souls.the name powderly is the most common because two families wear this name . there is only one thatched house in the townland of mullaghmore is so called because it is a very high hill and extends agood distance .there are two old people named powederly over seventy years of age living there i know they have a fund of stories about their youth from older genotations. but i regretted say when i approched them for some of there old stories and happening of there youth they only laughed at me. however this did not discourage me, and i mean to hersevere with them i am sure when i impress upon

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Collector
Joan Carty
Gender
female
Address
Rathkenny, Co. Meath
Informant
Mrs Powderly
Gender
female
Age
83
Address
Rathkenny, Co. Meath
Language
English
Location
Rathkenny