School: Manulla (roll number 14544)

Location:
Manulla, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Seán Mac an Adhastair

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0095, Page 233

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Paddy Keher, Manulla
John Keher (50), Manulla

In the townland of Skiddernagh there is a fort. It is on the side of the road going to Belcarra. It is owned by a man named Michael Mc Hugh. There is a heigh [sic] bank around the fort, because in the olden times those banks prevented an enemy from going in. There are three ways for going in. On top of the bank there are a lot of bushes. In the middle of the fort there is a cave. Long a go it was closed because the man who owns it was afraid that his sheep would go down in it. One day two men were working with a horse in the field when the fort is. The horse saw something in the fort the

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Collector
Michael Armstrong
Gender
unknown
Address
Manulla, Co. Mayo
Informant
James Armstrong
Gender
male
Age
50
Language
English