School: Béal Átha Feorainne (C.) (roll number 15653)

Ballyforan, Co. Roscommon
Áine Bean Uí Chuillin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0271C, Page 08_034

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0271C, Page 08_034

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  1. Long ago people did not wear boots until they were about eighteen years of age. The nearly always went bare-footed Winter and Summer. When they went shopping they used to carry their boots and when they came near the town they used to put them on and they took them off coming home. They were never used to wearing boots. They had good feet in the olden times and they were able to walk any distance without getting sore feet. The people had never corns or any feet trouble
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    Maree O' Reilly
    Creeharmore, Co. Roscommon