School: Laragh

Location:
Laragh, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
M. Ní Riain

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1007, Page 075

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Thomas Coleman, of Mullinaclavin, Co. Monaghan, carried a forty stone sack of oats up steps to a loft in Kingscourt, Pat Clarke of Corneman, Kingscourt, Co. Cavan could also do the same.
Pat Farrelly of Leitir, Kingscourt, Co. Cavan, could throw a stone three feet further than any other man in the district.
Great Walkers. - Nearly all the old men of long ago, in the district walked to the fairs of Kells.
Great Mowers - Philip Reilly of Laragh Kingscourt, Co. Cavan. mowed three roods in one day, with a scythe, John McEntee, of Cortubber, Kingscourt, Co - Cavan, and Andrew Clarke of Lisnassanagh, Kingscourt,

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Collector
Mollie Fitzsimons
Gender
female
Address
Muff, Co. Cavan
Informant
Thomas Fitzsimons
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Muff, Co. Cavan
Language
English