School: Tullyveela

Location:
Tullyveela, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
P. Murray

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0967, Page 067

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near-end of Cavan went.

On Saturdays the farmers threshed their oats in the school-room, and on Sundays mass was read there. The only seats were wooden stools and large sods of turf.

About the year 1819 there was a school in Tullyveela. The master was one Peter Maguire and his subjects were Latin, Greek, together with a sprinkling of English and Arithmatic. This school had neither seats nor desks, maps, pictures nor black-boards, like our schools of the present day.

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Collector
Mary Mc Goldrick
Gender
female
Address
Tullyveela, Co. Cavan
Informant
Mrs Fitzpatrick
Gender
female
Address
Corrachomera, Co. Cavan
Language
English