School: Cill Cruim / Killocrim (roll number 17072)

Location:
Killacrim, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Micheál Óg Ó Catháin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0407D, Page 02_005

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Cows
Horses
Donkey
Calves
Hens
Ducks
Chickens
Geese
The names of the cows are Peggie, Buckley, Stack, Kitty, Magpie. How how for driving cows. Suck suck for calves. The cow house is made of tin. When calling the cows we say colly colly. The cows are tied with chains by the neck. Some people tie them around the horns with soft hemp tied on the stack. Tuck tuck for hens.

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Collector
N. Ní Dhuilleáin
Gender
female
Address
Killacrim, Co. Kerry
Informant
Mr Thomas Dillon
Gender
male
Address
Ennismore, Co. Kerry
Language
English