School: Coill na Leac

Location:
Kilnaleck, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
P. Mac Geibheannaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0976, Page 094

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conveyed to the train. They are then brought to Belfast and resold to cross channel dealers.

The local fairs are held in Cavan and Belturbet. There is a fair in Cavan one a month and one also in Belturbet. The horses are sold in the horse fair, and the cattle and sheep are sold in the cattle fair. The pigs are sold in the pig fair. When the animals are bought, they are marked with a keel. Sometimes they are marked with dirt which is put on with the man's stick.

Collector
Bernard Fitzpatrick
Gender
male
Address
Kilnaleck, Co. Cavan
Language
English