Scoil: Loch Coiteáin (uimhir rolla 10049)

Drom Mhic Báin, Co. Chiarraí
Eibhlín, Bean Uí Shúilleabháin

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Loch Coiteáin | Bailiúchán na Scol

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Bailiúchán na Scol, Imleabhar 0454, Leathanach 286

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Ar an leathanach seo

(ar lean ón leathanach roimhe)

provide a coffin for each corpse, so somebody invented a coffin, the bottom of which, could be opened by means of hinges. When a corpse was taken to be buried, the coffin was placed over the grave, the hinges were undone, and the remains dropped into the grave. In this way, the same coffin was used over and over again.
Very often too, when whole families died in their homes, the neighbours gathered and simply threw the little cabin on top of them. They never had any other burial. Their little homes became their tomb.

(gan teideal)

When I was a youngster of seven or eight I used to go with my father visiting...

When I was a youngster of seven or eight I used to go with my father visiting friends in Firies, in Milltown and in Batterfield. On one occasion, when passing near Scairt Cross my father pointed me out a mound, which was over grown with grass and weeds.
He told me it was the remains

(leanann ar an chéad leathanach eile)