School: Soran, Longford (roll number 14683)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0759, Page 167

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I heard this story from my father. It is said in my district that there was a poor woman who had seven children and who lived in Colmcille, Colmcille Parish, Co. Longford. There was a well near her house. It was a very large one and there was an iron lid on it.
One day she put some of the children to bed, tidied up the house and went out to the well. When she had the lid raised and her gallon of water lifted she heard one of the children cry. She ran home then, and left the lid raised.
Next day she went to

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Collector
Thomas Brady
Gender
male
Address
Soran, Co. Longford
Informant
Frank Brady
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
46
Address
Soran, Co. Longford
Language
English