School: Shannow

Location:
Shannow Wood, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
B. Ó Ciaráin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1025, Page 204

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one of the wagon gave a sudden move and he was pinned between them. Men ran to his assistance but he was dead when he was released
His remains were conveyed home on a sidecar drawn by a horse.
There was a place in the centre of the car called the well which used to hold feeding - stuff for the horse when on a long journey.
As the jarvey was returning home the lid of the well was hoisted up and thrown on the road. The driver got down and lifted it and left it in the same position.
He had proceeded only a few years when it was thrown off again. He defended to lift it and when he looked up

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Collector
Molly Mc Kiernan
Gender
female
Address
Redhills, Co. Cavan
Informant
Daniel Mc Kiernan
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Redhills, Co. Cavan
Language
English