School: Caisleán hAicéid

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Caisleán an Haicéadaigh, Co. na Gaillimhe
Teacher:
S. Ó Floinn
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0025, Page 0029

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  1. 23.2.'38
    Spinning and Weaving
    About thirty years ago all the women in the village of Bunnatubber were able to spin.
    Their names were Mrs. Burke, Mrs. Morris, and Winnie Carr.
    Mrs. Burke was sixty-four years when she died about twenty-one years ago. Mrs. Morris was eighty years of age when she died and she lived about thirty years ago, and Winnie Carr lived to the age of ninety years and she died in the year 1932.
    Martin Tyrrell, Ballybeg, Thomas Burke, Glenreevough, Peter Dooley, Kilcoona, and Patrick Lowry, Gardenham were noted for weaving.
    Ballybeg is a small village about ten miles from Galway and eight miles from Tuam.
    Glenreevough is a fairly large village and it is about six miles from Tuam. Kilcoona is about four miles from Headford, and Gardenham is about
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      1. gníomhaíochtaí eacnamaíocha
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    Language
    English
    Collector
    Mary Burke
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    Bun an Tobair, Co. na Gaillimhe
    Informant
    Edmond Burke
    Gender
    Male
    Age
    53
    Address
    Bun an Tobair, Co. na Gaillimhe