School: Shrule (roll number 7795/7796)

Location:
Shrule, Co. Galway
Teacher:
name not given

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to him but the man did not answer. The man on the horse was the spirit of Major Kirwan. When he was at "The Chestnuts" he saw a little woman standing on the stump of an old tree combing her hair and Tom asked her what time it was and she said it was the time for the living to be in and the dead to be out.

There was a ballalley where the green now is. Many people used to play in that alley every day. There was also a football team in Shrule long ago and there was another in Kinlough. Every month the two teams would play

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Collector
Bernard Tedders
Gender
male
Address
Shrule, Co. Mayo
Informant
Miss Gavin
Gender
female
Address
Shrule, Co. Mayo
Language
English