School: Clochar na Trocaire

Tuam, Co. Galway
an tSiúr M. Oilibhéir
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0027, Page 0186

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  1. I. There lived a man in the village of Killmore named Micheal Kiggins used to make soap and candles for the people of the place long ago he was always very busy and got great demand.
    II. There lived a man in the village of Dangan named Willie MacDonall was a carpenter by trade he made all the tables and chairs and stools of the place long ago and his sons has the same trade now.
    I got these from - William Fahy
    III. In olden times there were no books printed and there were no pencils or pens or ink.
    An old man named Peter Mac Hugh lived in Stove.
    He wrote books with soot by his finger.
    He used to wet the soot with water. There is one of these books to be had in our house yet.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. activities
      1. economic activities
        1. trades and crafts (~4,680)
    Kathleen Fahy
    Garraun Beg, Co. Galway