School: Coillte Bó (roll number 15984)

Location:
Kiltybo, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Michael S. Ó Ceallaigh

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The Old Graveyards

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0107, Page 444

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There are three graveyards in the parish. There names are Banacarroll, Kilcolman, and Ballinasmal. They are situated in the townlands of Kilcolman, Ballinasmal and Barnacarroll. They are still in use. None of the churchyards are round in shape. There is a church in ruins in Kilcolman and in Ballinasmal. One of the churchyards is level. Some of them slope north.
There are trees growing in one of them. The churchyards contain some old tombs but not many. The dates of them are not known. The crosses are not ornamented. Some of the crosses are made of wood and others of iron. There are people buried within the ruins of the church. There are not

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Collector
Nora Carney
Gender
female
Address
Mace Lower, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Carney
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Mace Lower, Co. Mayo
Language
English