School: Brughtheine (B.), Malla

Location:
Baile an Teampaill, Co. Chorcaí
Teacher:
Tomás Ó Tighearnaigh
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    Nearly two - hundred years ago Owen-Roe O' Sullivan worked for a farmer in this district.

    Nearly two-hundred years ago Owen Roe O'Sullivan worked for a farmer in this district. The famer's name was Seán Roe Hasset.
    This farmer had a foxy sow and there was a Cromwellian in the neighbourhood named Norket who had a famous imported red boar.
    The farmer said to Owen that he would ask Norket for the service of the boar but he feared that perhaps he would shoot him. In those days the Catholics were very much oppressed.
    Owen said that it would be all right and that he would take the sow. The night before he made up a bit of a rhyme in which to address Norket
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    1. gníomhairí (~1)
      1. pearsana stairiúla (~5,068)
        1. Eoghan Rua Ó Néill (~14)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Matthew Coghlan
    Gender
    Male
    Address
    An tEanach Theas, Co. Chorcaí
    Informant
    Mr John Coghlan
    Gender
    Male
    Age
    60
    Address
    An tEanach Theas, Co. Chorcaí