School: Seefin (B. & C.) (roll number 12874)

Location:
Seefin, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
James P. Byrne

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0096G, Page 08_007

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There was an old school in a barn in Scardaune long ago. The owner of the barn was Willie Gill. They were not alowed to speak Irish in the school. If any child spoke Irish in the school the teacher would beat him. The children had not pens or pencils at that time. They used to write on a slate with a chalk. The teacher's name was Mr. Ryan.

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Collector
Patrick Joyce
Gender
male
Language
English