School: Adamstown (roll number 3755)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0900, Page 069

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A man named Peter Darcy, who lives in Clonmore at the present day, worked at my father's house for about thirteen years.
He used to go home once every week, to see his father and brother, who lived in a lonely place on the Macmine road. On his way home, a black dog occasionally jumped over a ditch on to the road, at the same spot each time.
He used to follow Darcy as far as a lane which led down to an out farm belonging to a protestant neighbor named Robinson.
The dog used always go down this lane.
This annoyed Darcy so much that

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Collector
Nelly Crean
Gender
female
Address
Glenour, Co. Wexford
Informant
Mrs Crean
Gender
female
Age
55
Address
Glenour, Co. Wexford
Language
English