School: Cuan an Bhainigh (Bannow)

Carrick, Co. Wexford
Tomás Breatnach

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also keep a collop of sheep -
I think a collop is seven sheep -
and a sow and her boneens.

Mrs Wade of the Bay has the right to keep a collop of sheep; a sow and her boneens and a goose and her gosleens.
John Kane of Brandane has the same rights as Mrs Wade.
These rights were a gift of the Boyse Family for some special reason to these families.

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There was a shipwrecked years ago at the Bar of Bannow.

(1) There was a ship wrecked years ago at the Bar of Bannow.
The ship had come from Greece.
It is said that the sailors can be heard crying for help. At a special time every year they can be heard shouting and crying for help.

(2) One night a man was going into the Churchyard to take a skull out from a tomb.
When he put his hand in something caught him by the hand and drew him in and he was never heard of afterwards.
(3) The old people said that two dogs used to run up and down the road near the School every night. A man waited one night to catch them but they caught hold of him and brought him away.

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Philip Howlin
Carrick, Co. Wexford