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 462

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There are three graveyards in this parish. Barnacarroll graveyard, Kilcolman graveyard, and Ballinansmal graveyard. These graveyards are in use yet. There are none of these graveyards round in shape. There is a church in ruins in Kilcolman. There is a little house in ruins in Barnacarroll where landlords where buried. There are shelves and two coffins left on them.
There are trees growing round Kilcolman graveyard. In olden times unbaptised children were buried. There are people buried in ruins. Crosses are made of wood and iron. There are not ane graveyards that is not in use in the parish.
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Collector
J.P. Egan
Gender
male
Address
Curneen, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Egan
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Curneen, Co. Mayo
Language
English