School: Caladh (C.) (roll number 8740)

Location:
Callow, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Bean Uí Éaráin

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The Old Graveyards

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0126, Page 13

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I live in the parish of Killasser. There is only one graveyard in it. It is situated in the south eastern part of the parish in the townland of Cuagh Áird. It is called Killasser graveyard. It is about six miles from my house. There are two more graveyards nearer than that one to my house in the parish of Toomore. They are Cragagh and Teampall Maol. Cragagh is situated in the townland of Belgarriff.
There are old ruins in Killasser graveyard. In these ruins there are old graves. People from this part of the parish go to that graveyard with their dead friends. In one part of it there are trees growing.
There are many old tombs and crosses in it also. Some of the crosses are made of wood and some are made of

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Collector
Eibhlín Nic Rághnaill
Gender
female
Address
Cuillonaghtan, Co. Mayo
Informant
Seán Mac Rághnaill
Gender
male
Address
Cuillonaghtan, Co. Mayo
Language
English