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 376

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Very often travellers visit our home. Some make their living by selling things, such as tables and cans, which they make themselves on the roadside. Generally they live in caravans on lonely roads. Families, such as the Berrys, the Cashes, and the Keenans are well known in this district.

Collector
Patrick Mc Guill
Gender
male
Address
Palatine, Co. Carlow
Language
English

A man travels from Dublin to Carlow, before the horse fair in Castledermott. He eats leavened bread. He would go into a house, and ask the woman of the house to bake this bread for him.