School: Baile Dháithí, Dunlavin

Location:
Davidstown, Co. Wicklow
Teacher:
Róisín Bhreathnach

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0915, Page 019

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My mother went to school in Stratford to Miss Tyrrell. The pupils had to be in school at nine o'clock. They had not to go by "Summer - time," nor they had no Irish to learn.
The pupils were taught Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, and Letter-writing, and in sixth class they were taught Algebra. The name of their Reader was, "The Girls' reading book." They used write on a slate with a cutter, and they learned every subject off by heart. They had

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Collector
Birdie Flynn
Gender
female
Address
Brusselstown, Co. Wicklow
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Age
circa 50
Address
Brusselstown, Co. Wicklow
Language
English