This formed when Penal Laws in Ireland attempted to keep Roman Catholic religious leaders from teaching in schools. They generally met in barns or private homes and were not sponsored by the Irish government.
Jimmy Jack reads from this Greek play and appears to believe the characters in the play are as real as any of the people who live around him.
Sarah presents these to Manus in the first act of the play as he teaches Sarah how to speak.
A Surveyor's Pole
Doalty steals this object from the soldiers who are working on the new map of Ireland.
New National School
Hugh is invited to be the headmaster of this place which is sponsored by the government.
It is in this book that Owen and Yolland record the English translations of the Irish place names.
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