School: Gleann Mór

Áit Tí Seáin, Co. Mhaigh Eo
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0144, Page 638

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  1. In the village of Knockanany in the parish of Moygownagh and in the bounty of Mayo. This village is about one mile north west of Glenmore National School. There lived a man named Thomas Irwin. He was a great cooper, he made churns stools and tubs.
    He would charge five shillings to make a churn. He is about twenty four years dead. He lived with his wife and family where James Gillavery lives at present. He was a native of Erris. He has three children two songs and one daughter. He would buy barrels to occupy churns.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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      1. gníomhaíochtaí eacnamaíocha
        1. gnó agus ceird (~4,680)
          1. cúipéireacht (~87)