School: Baile Dháithí, Dunlavin

Location:
Davidstown, Co. Wicklow
Teacher:
Róisín Bhreathnach

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Hedge-Schools

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0915, Page 022

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In the time when the Yeomen caught any Catholic teaching school, they either put them to death or got them transported for life.
There were five pound paid to any one who would give any information on a school teacher.
In Roscommon, five miles south of the city, was a hedge-school.
Every scholar had to bring a sod of turf to make a fire in the winter, and sometimes a penny to help to support the teacher.
The teacher stayed

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Collector
Tony Rogers
Gender
male
Address
Donard, Co. Wicklow
Informant
Jane Mac Nally
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Donard, Co. Wicklow
Language
English