School: Cuan an Bhainigh (Bannow)

Location:
Carrick, Co. Wexford
Teacher:
Tomás Breatnach

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0876, Page 053

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concert in Carrig - on - Bannow.

It was eleven o'clock and they were in a donkey and car.
When they were passing the rath they saw a yellowish beam of light flash across the road in front of the car.
At first they thought it was wild-fire, but they knew wild-fire would not be so near the ground.
They then knew they had been the witnesses of some feat of extraordinary supernatural power.

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The last field to the right as you go down to the Old Quay is called the Rope Walk field.

(1) The last field to the right as you go down to the Old Quay is called the Rope Walk field. Ropemaking must have been carried on there in years gone by. There were limekilns and brickworks at the Old Quay too. Every farmer used lime at the lime on his land. It was great for the land though I often heard the rhyme,

Lime on land without manure,
Makes a father and son poor.
There are two other Quays farther up "Boyd's Quay" which is under Scarview and "King's Quay" which is opposite King's Gate on the Mine Road. Ships used to come in years gone by and go up to those

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Informant
Michael Brown
Gender
male
Address
Bannow Moor, Co. Wexford
Language
English