School: Clochar na Trocaire

Tuaim, Co. na Gaillimhe
an tSiúr M. Oilibhéir
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0027, Page 0195

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  1. There lived a man in the village of Unmamore named Rick Fahy.
    He was a fanous reaper either at hay or corn.
    Long ago the old people used to gather together in one field where corn or hay was to be cut and before there would start they would say we will see which of us will be first.
    Long ago there was no scythe but a implement called a córáin. Now this was Slow and they used to catch the corn first with one hand and cut it with the other but this man used to get first.
    When he would go about the place cutting for other people and used to win prizes.
    He was my mother's father.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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    Kathleen Fahy
    An Garrán Beag, Co. na Gaillimhe