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The History of Dublin 4

  • Curator: David McAndrew
  • October 27, 2017
  • 10 Pages
  • School: Sn Paroiste Maitiu Nfa

5th class have been researching our school and areas of interest in the local area. We have spoken to family members, members of the local community and our local historical society.

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  • 5th Class St. Matthew's N.S.
  • Sources:
  • Various books, interviews, and websites.
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  • Livelihood and Household support
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  • Old Schools
  • Local Place-names
  • Local Poets
  • My Home District
  • Local Monuments
  • Old Houses

School and Country Life in the 1930s

  • Curator: dermot dillon
  • July 02, 2017
  • 3 Pages
  • School: St. Colman's N S

98 year old local man recalls his schooldays in the 1930s; walking to school in his feet, saving turf with the slane, playing "banging buttions" at break time, brown bread and milk in a glass bottle for lunch and fetchin ...

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  • Tom Finn and David O'Gara http://irishfamily.toweyclan.com/
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  • http://irishfamily.toweyclan.com/ Cloontia Families http://www.fisfilmproject.ie/film-archive/fff/
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  • Livelihood and Household support
  • The Community
  • Sub Categories:
  • Games I Play
  • My Home District

Stories from 'In-Home'

  • Curator: Scoilnet
  • March 30, 2017
  • 11 Pages
  • School: Portumna Community School

Pages include the myths and stories of what it was like growing up in the place called 'In-Home' Narrated by father of interviewer. Born in 1950 and had 8 siblings older than him.

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  • Authors to the story have expressed a quest to remain unnamed.
  • Sources:
  • Verbal record from the man who wishes to remain without a name. Photography from the house visited.
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  • Livelihood and Household support
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  • An Old Story