School: Lochán na mBan (roll number 7816)

Location:
Loughaunnaman, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Tomás Ó Conghaile

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0099, Page 296

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castle long ago. It is broken down now. There are traces of this castle still in Murneen.

The word Cloonfaughna means the meadow of the giants.
The word Barnacarroll means the gap of Carroll. There was a church built at the cross-roads long ago. It was built in a field by the side of the road. This field belongs to Mr Martin Prendergast. The people had to pay tax every Sunday to Carroll.

The village of Rockfield is situated about a mile from here. At the brink of this village there is a bog called Macáire Mór. Near this bog there is a field called “Sliabh”. No one knows the reason it was called “Sliabh” unless it was from the rough grass that is growing in it. There is no mountain in

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Collector
Peg Merrick
Gender
female
Address
Loughaunnaman, Co. Mayo
Informant
Michael Prendergast
Gender
male
Address
Rockfield, Co. Mayo
Language
mixed
Location
Rockfield