School: Edenmore, Ballinamuck (roll number 14584)

Location:
Edenmore, Co. Longford
Teacher:
Seán Ó Réid

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Great Burnings

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0761, Page 016

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In the years nineteen seventeen and eighteen there were people in this country who were titled the Black and Tans who were the cause of a lot of burnings and want on destruction in this country. Mr Joseph Smith's of Aughnacliffe and the Barracks of Ballinamuck, Co. Longford were then burned to ruin. In the year 1924 Edenmore N.S> was accidently burned and also a hall at Aughnacliffe was accidentally burned as well in the year 1932.

Collector
Bridget Reynolds
Gender
female
Age
15
Address
Camagh, Co. Longford
Informant
James Reynolds
Gender
male
Age
80
Address
Camagh, Co. Longford
Language
English