School: Dunmanus, Toormore

Dunmanus East, Co. Cork
Helena Lucey
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0288, Page 190

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    opposite the barrack, followed by Cole, and Hellen was last. The policemen were forging ahead, Hellen asked Cole if he could do any more. On his saying he was doing his very best, Hellen cut around Cole and got ahead; he soon reached the policeman and did likewise. He reached the second policeman and passed him in the same manner and proceeded to the top of the field without ever stopping. The distance was over two hundred yards. There was no cross-ditch then between the cottage and the barrack.
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  2. One day four men left Dunmanus pier to spend a week away Lobster fishing. They were two Driscolls and two McCarthys. They shot their pots near Dhurode and when they had the work done they put down the anchor and three of them went asleep and one man put a coat over his head in the stern of the boat. He was the watchman and did not go asleep. After a while a man stood up to his waist in the water he was alive and wore a black jersey but he did not speak. The man awakened his companions and when they had all seen him he disappeared. They hauled their pots immediately and made for home. No sooner
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    H. Lucey
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