School: Rathanna, Borris

Location:
Rathanna, Co. Carlow
Teacher:
D. Eustace

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Local Fairs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0904, Page 242

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The local fair is held at Borris once each month. No fair is held in the country the town fair being sufficient, but buyers come to appointed places to buy pigs on "the scales". This is still in progress and has proved a great help to people who do not live near the town.
More than half a century ago a fair used be held at Killedmond in a field known as the "fair-green" and now owned by Mr Stanley. This fair was held once each year. It was a very big fair and brought crowds of people from different places. It was an all round fair where horses, cattle, sheep, and pigs were bought

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Collector
Kevin Mc Donald
Gender
male
Address
Killedmond, Co. Carlow
Informant
Mr Martin Mc Donald
Gender
male
Age
45
Address
Killedmond, Co. Carlow
Language
English