School: Gleann Doire (C.) (roll number 10404)

Location:
Glenderry, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Cáit Bean Uí Gléathabhúir

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Local Forges

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 05_030

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There are three forges in this parish of Ballyheigue. One of them is situated in the townland of Ballylangane. The smith in this forge is John Casey. He is a big strong man, he works very hard because he (have) to make every article our of iron.
(This) He makes shoes for horses, ploughs, harrows, and other farming implements. They work in the open air where they have a big fire when they are ironing wheels.
A forge is always built

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Collector
Bridie Carroll
Gender
female
Address
Tiduff, Co. Kerry
Informant
Ned Carroll
Gender
male
Language
English