School: Tullistown (roll number 5751)

Location:
Tullystown, Co. Westmeath
Teacher:
Mrs. Sheridan

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0719, Page 156

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Some years ago a father and his son went to fish on a Sunday morning on the banks for perch. The father gave the rod to the son and moved up to look at lines he had set. The little boy took the rod and stretched it out, it struck the bank and the boy fell in when the father came to look for him and all he could see was his cap floating on the water.
This story is true for a Grand Aunt of my

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Collector
Maureen O' Reilly
Gender
female
Address
Togher, Co. Westmeath
Informant
Mrs Anne O' Reilly
Gender
female
Age
67
Occupation
farmer
Address
Togher, Co. Westmeath
Language
English