School: Adamstown (roll number 3755)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0900, Page 100

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One night I was coming home from a neighbour's house.
When I came to the stile of
Courtnacuddy Churchyard I heard the sound of horses' hooves in the distance, and I stopped on the stile, and I saw a hearse and a coffin in it. I thought it was going into the Churchyard, but it passed by, and I followed it for half a mile, and then I went home, and found out afterwards, that it was a hearse bringing a corpse home to Carlow from the Mental Hospital in Enniscorthy.

Collector
Maureen Murphy
Gender
female
Address
Knockreigh, Co. Wexford
Informant
Philip Murphy
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Knockreigh, Co. Wexford
Language
English