Líon alt a bhfuil an ghné seo luaite iontu: 1
Bhunaigh sé scoil i gCluain an Fháthaigh in 1860 agus chuir an t-ainm ‘James McCurtain’ leis an ngairm scoile: ‘The parish of Inagh and the public in general are hereby informed that Mac Curtain, the last of the hereditary bards of Thomond after a short stay on the shores of Malbay returned convalescent to his duties, to the hospitable district of Cloonanaha where with his usual zeal and efficiency, diligence and perseverance, he instructs his pupils in the polite and popular literature, not withstanding the sublime and romantic ideas which have made him the innocent victim of the ignorant shallow-brained abacedarian pedagogues of the country.’ Bhí caoga scoláire aige agus is ina dtithe a d’fhanadh sé