School: Loughkeeren

Location:
Knockatemple, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Anna M. Warde

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Local Place Names - Father's Land

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0120, Page 99

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"Tadhg Owens" It is called that name because a man named Tadhg Owens lived there long ago.
"Páirc na gCloch because it is filled with rocks and stones.
"The lawn" It is flat and is in front of the house.
"Sidheán" It is believed that fairies lived there long ago.
"The Orchard" It is called that name because fruit trees are cultivated in it.
"The Swallow Hole" It is called that name because it swallows the water.

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mixed