School: Adamstown (roll number 3755)

Location:
Adamstown, Co. Wexford
Teacher:
D. Curtis

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0900, Page 066

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He was lame, and his name was "Ferishka."
The crossroads at the Leap,
(about one mile from Adamstown).
and where the above contest took place, and some of the fields surrounding are called "Ferishka."

There are at the present time
two stones driven into the ground, which are supposed to be the marks of that leap.
One indicates the spot from where he jumped the other to show where he landed.
The distance of the leap is over forty feet.
These stones are there still, but in the course of tiime they have been altered.

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Collector
Mary L. Hughes
Gender
female
Address
Adamstown, Co. Wexford
Informant
John Jourdan
Gender
male
Age
80
Occupation
teacher
Address
Adamstown, Co. Wexford
Language
English