School: An t-Éadan Mór

Location:
Edenmore, Co. Monaghan
Teacher:
S. Mac Philib

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0960, Page 203

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Mr Francis John Quinn carried five hundredweight of lead up to the scaffold at the building of Edenmore school. Mr James McKenna of Ardnasalem and Mr Hugh McKenna of Tonycoogan lifted a tree weighing nine hundredweight on a horse's cart.
Good mowers of oats
The following people could mow an acre and a half of good oats in a day.— Mr. James Conor of Doogary, Mr Francis McCaffrey of Tirnesky, Mr James Treanor of Rarutra, Mr Hugh McKenna of Tonycoogan, and Mr Patrick McCarron of Tamlett.
Good singers
The following persons were good singers in this districts—Mr. John Weldon of Sheetrom and Mr. James Connelly of Tirneskey.
Good dancers
The following persons were good step-dancers — Mr Peter McKenna of Doogary, Mr John Weldon of Sheetrom and Mr James Kilday of Doogary.
John Joe McKenna.
Ardnasalem.
Received from Mr. Owen Smyth (Age 40)
Ardnasalem.
Emyvale

Collector
John Joe Mc Kenna
Gender
male
Address
Ardnasallem, Co. Monaghan
Informant
Mr Owen Smyth
Gender
male
Age
40
Address
Ardnasallem, Co. Monaghan
Language
English