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On 29, Sep 2013 | In | By admin

Clonoulty NS – Paddy Heffernan

Paddy Heffernan grandchild in the school, Jack. Lord Mayor of Clonoulty Rossmore. Survived serious farm accident has 6 children. His Mother Mary Teresa McCormack taught in Clonoulty

Topics covered included:

  • Becoming Lord Mayor
  • Clonoulty’s Australian Link
  • Tig & Copy House
  • The Old School
  • Corporal Punishment
  • His Mother’s Teaching Days
  • Milking Cows at 7 years of age
  • Farming
  • Thurles Fair
  • Cock of a Bottle being worth a Pint
  • Spotters
  • Changes in Clonoulty

  • The Creamery
  • Killing the Pig
  • Black & Tans
  • Píseog Stories
  • Matchmaking
  • House Dances
  • The Platforms & Cross roads
  • The Importance of marrying a woman who could milk a cow
  • St. John’s Well
  • The Heffernan connection with the school
  • The Importance of Succession
  • The Importance of the Local Post Office