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

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

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Spailpíní

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 07_042

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Some years ago in this parish and other parishes also when there were no potatoe diggers a great number of Sailpins, as they were called used to come great distances to the market in Tralee and stand there with spades on (there) their shoulders and bundles of clothes under their arms, until they were hired by the farmers. Their pay was from ten to twelve shillings per week. They used to get up very

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Collector
Eily Laide
Gender
female
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Informant
Mrs Laide
Gender
female
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Language
English