‘An Báta Scoil’ © Joe Canning 2017. All Rights Reserved.

‘An Báta Scoil’ © Joe Canning 2017. All Rights Reserved. The tally stick… ‘An Báta Scoil’, that hung behind the classroom door, was daily cut from nearby hanging bough. Used to still our ancient tongue they strung it to ancestral young, whom they considered stupid, savage, wild. The tutor warned them every day, that Gaelic […]

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