School: Shanakill, Roscrea

Shanakill, Co. Tipperary
Seán Ó Ceallaigh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0547, Page 118

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  2. There was a hedge school in a field in Gurtnagoona, Roscrea. Mr. B. Lawlor owns the field now, but Mr. Bridge owned it then. The school was there eighty years ago. The teacher's name was James Farrell. If the beginning of this Shanakill National School could be found out it would be well worth writing down.
    About seventy years ago this school was different. There was no porch or door towards the south. The one door on it was towards the North in front of where the pump is now, with a window on each side of it.
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