School: Poll Réamoinn (Cailíní)

Location:
Poll Réamainn, Co. na Gaillimhe
Teacher:
Treasa, Bean Mhic Diarmada
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0014, Page 281

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0014, Page 281

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    of this class in this district. Their names are Sweeneys. These are a married couple but are now old. They come to this district very often. Long ago they lived in Polredmond a year. The man was a soldier and was away, and the wife and her daughter remained in this district during his absence. Now he is getting a Pension as a soldier and both are getting the Old Age Pension also.
    All these folds intermarry. Most of these are very good Catholics and go to mass every Sunday. They also are present at the fairs and races. Their usual camping places in this district are Cararoe cross, Williamstown bog road, Lodge Hill, Moore field, Springfield, and Cowberry.
    The above information was obtained from the children's parents.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.