School: Killashandra (2.)

Location:
Killashandra, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
Laura Patton

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Local Fairs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0985, Page 81

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Local fairs
The local fairs are held in the town. They are always held in towns. Buyers transact business at the farmers houses still. The town fairs are held in the streets. Toll is paid on cattle sold. A 'cuck penny' is given. The cattle are marked by clipping the hair on the back. These are the toll charges:-
Milk cow 6d
Dry cow 4 d
Bullock 4d
Pigs 6d
Yearling 2d
2 year 3d
Sheep 4d
Charles Hales,
Lahard,
Killeshandra.
Material from Mrs Hales,
Lahard,
Killeshandra.

Collector
Charles Hales
Gender
male
Address
Lahard, Co. Cavan
Informant
Mrs Hales
Gender
female
Address
Lahard, Co. Cavan
Language
English