School: Soran, Longford (roll number 14683)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0759, Page 186

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One night James Mollaghan, Soran, Esker Killoe Longford, was in Patrick Scanlon's, same address, My aunt Brigid O'Reilly, Dernavogy, Aughnacliffe. Granard, was there. She heard him telling about three young fellows who wished to go out to seek their fortune.
They could not speak any English. They did not know how they would learn English. Then they decided to go to school. The oldest fellow went the first day and learned to say . "we three
The second fellow went

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Collector
Kathleen Lee
Gender
female
Address
Soran, Co. Longford
Informant
Brigid Reilly
Relation
relative (other than parent or grandparent)
Gender
female
Age
65
Address
Derreenavoggy, Co. Longford
Language
English