School: Muclach

Location:
Mucklagh, Co. Offaly
Teacher:
S. Ó Néill

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0805, Page 050

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the cross of Screggan. There is one very big ruin of a house. It was called Screggan house. A man the name of Briscoe lived in it in days gone by.

There is a mass rock in Sherlock's ground beside the brook. It is a very big rock. There is a lot of latin words cut into the rock. It is at the back of the first lodge

There was a hedge school where Bradleys barn is now long ago. The people went there to lern night school .
They payed an old master to teach them. Every person gave sixpence a week. Every night the people brought a sod of turf under their arm. There was

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Collector
Teresa Walsh
Gender
female
Age
12
Address
Screggan, Co. Offaly
Informant
Mrs Walsh
Gender
female
Age
40
Address
Screggan, Co. Offaly
Language
English