School: Shrule (roll number 7795/7796)

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

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James Tigue of Carramore is the strongest man in that village.
One day he was in the bog cutting turf and he saw a crowd of people trying to pull a cart out of a bog hole. It had failed them all to pull it and also failed the horse. James walked up and pulled the cart out of the hole (l) himself.

Collector
Ailbhe Ó Mártáin
Gender
male
Address
Gorteens, Co. Mayo
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Language
English