School: Soran, Longford (roll number 14683)

Location:
Soran, Co. Longford
Teacher:
Wilfred O'Callaghan

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0759, Page 137

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Written by Thomas Brady, Soran, Ballinalee, Co. Longford.
Information obtained from my uncle, Hugh Brady aged 53 Soran, Ballinalee, Co. Longford.

I live in the townland of Drumnacoola in the parish of Killoe and in the barony of Aughaboy.
Many interesting stories and customs are told about events that happened in this district in olden times.
On story is: on Hallow Eve everyone in the house would wash their hands in a basin of water mixed with a little clay, and go to

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Collector
Philip Hourican
Gender
male
Address
Drumnacooha, Co. Longford
Informant
Patrick Carloan
Relation
relative (other than parent or grandparent)
Gender
male
Age
45
Address
Killeter, Co. Longford
Language
English