School: Ballinacarrow (roll number 13277)

Location:
Baile na Cora, Co. Shligigh
Teacher:
Seán Ó Duibheannaigh
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  1. The largest bird in Ireland is the Connemara eagle. it feeds on rabbits hares and other small game. Sometimes it raids poulty-yards and kills pullets, goslings and ducklings.
    The sparrow-hawk is a handsome bird. He is the scourge of poultry-farmers. It is a familiar sight to see a sparrow-hawk hovering over a henrun, then dropping on its prey, like a bolt from the blue. It also feeds on blackbirds, thrushes, young partridges, young rabbits and linnets.
    Rooks and crows
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    1. gníomhairí (~1)
      1. seanchas ainmhithe (~1,185)
        1. seanchas na n-éan (~2,478)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    William Gallagher
    Gender
    Male
    Address
    An Leamhach, Co. Shligigh
    Informant
    Mrs. M. J. Gallagher
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    An Leamhach, Co. Shligigh