School: Soran, Longford (roll number 14683)

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

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Tailors

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0759, Page 155

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In this district there is only one tailor, named Christy Hehir. They are not as numerous as in years gone by, or they do not travel about from house to house. The people of the district get their clothes made and mended by the tailor in his own house, nowadays and years ago the tailor used to go to the people's houses, and stay there for a week or a fortnight.
The people of the house were always very particular about the food they gave to him, and they always made distinction in what they gave him and the family

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Collector
Josephine Maguire
Gender
female
Address
Soran, Co. Longford
Informant
John Lennon
Relation
grandparent
Gender
male
Age
75
Address
Soran, Co. Longford
Language
English