School: Colehill (C.), Mullingar (roll number 14673)

Location:
Colehill, Co. Longford
Teacher:
Kathleen Morris

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0750, Page 177

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Kathleen Nillen aged 11 and a half yrs I got this information from Mr Bouce aged 17 who resides at Carrickedmond
Colehill
Mullingar

When a person is about to die he wants to be moved in the bed and he is always handling the bed clothes, also his eyes are fixed on something in the bedroom which attracts him very much long ago when a person was about to die the people had special hours for death They would say if he got bad and near death and if he passed half past twelve at night, they would say he would live until half past five in the morning

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Collector
Peggy Skelly
Gender
female
Age
11
Informant
Peter Gill
Gender
male
Age
75
Address
Colehill, Co. Longford
Language
English