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 310

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It is in a good state of preservation although it is old. There are spiral steps leading to a green platform on top outside. It is occupied at present by Mr Patrick O Brien who bought it a long time ago. It is situated on the main road from Claremorris to Knock.

About half way between here and Claremorris is a lake. This lake is called loch - na - nEannach. There is a road or passage through this lake.

Long ago a band of men from Sligo town set out to rob and plunder the English settlements. They were attacked by a band of English soldiers. The men jumped on their horses. The chase was a long and hard one. When they came to this lake

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Collector
Helen Conway
Gender
female
Address
Ballinsmaula, Co. Mayo
Informant
Dr C. Maguire
Occupation
doctor
Address
Claremorris, Co. Mayo
Language
English