School: Holy Faith Convent, Kilcoole

Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow
Sr M. Eithne
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0928, Page 018

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0928, Page 018

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  1. There is no Local Fair held in Kilcool now but where the Cottages now stand (built about 25 years ago) was the Fair Field there was a big trade carried on and fairlings[?] of every description sold to young and old. An old lady who died about [blank] years ago showed me a little china basket which she bought for a penny when she was 4 years old at the Fair. This old lady was 90 years when she died. Her daughters and son have the little ornament under a glass shade.
    It must be close on 50 years since a Fair was held here.
    There was a large pond beside
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    1. activities
      1. economic activities
        1. trade
          1. buying and selling (~3,622)