School: Tullistown (roll number 5751)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0719, Page 212

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There was an Irishman and an Englishman an American travelling in a train out in Callinfornia. The American gentleman asked the Englishman have youse any trees as big as them out in your country. O yes said the gentleman the bigest tree ever I saw it took two men to cut it down in a week. That was a good tree indeed. Then he asked

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