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I went to St Columban's Primary School in Glenview Street. My first teacher was Miss Margaret McCaughan from Ballycastle. She was a lovely lady and very kind to us. We were fifty six children in the class, as a lot of children had been born in theā€¦

Corporal punishment was widely in use. I can never understand why I should be punished for getting the wrong answer. If the teacher had been doing his/her job properly, I would have understood the question better.