School: Bennekerry, Carlow

Location:
Bennekerry, Co. Carlow
Teacher:
Liam Ó hAodha

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Bennekerry, Carlow | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0907, Page 360

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The swallow comes to our country about the twenty first of April, when the weather is getting fine, and it remains here until October when it goes to a warm country. The swallow builds its nest in old cow sheds. The nest is built of mud, and lined with feathers. It lays six eggs of a light blue colour

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Collector
Mary Byrne
Gender
female
Address
Busherstown, Co. Carlow
Language
English