School: Finea (roll number 10599)

Location:
Finnea, Co. Westmeath
Teacher:
Kathleen Hackett

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0719, Page 003

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About the year 1842 when Carrick Chapel Co. Cavan was built a monster meeting was held on the rock of Carrick. Fr. Tom Maguire of Clones who was then a priest in Dublin was invited to preach that day. Fr. Tom was a great Irishman and he often defied the English government in Dublin. Crowds came every direction to hear him speak that day.

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Collector
James Flynn
Gender
male
Address
Finnea, Co. Westmeath
Informant
Mr Joseph Cheevars
Gender
male
Age
73
Address
Finnea, Co. Westmeath
Language
English