School: Baile an Chaisil B.

Location:
Ballycastle, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Mícheál de Búrca

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Place Names

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0139, Page 611

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Name of Place = Down Feeney
Towland= Down Feeney
Parish = Ballycastle
Barony= Tyrawley
County= M ayo

Story of Place
The Fort of Feenart-: Feenart was a chieftain who had his Fort at Down Feeney. There is an old legend that he was at enmity with an neighbouring chieftain, Bourke who's castle was in Ballinglen.
Name of Place= Kelly's cave.
Townland= Long
Parish= Long
Barony= Ballovery
County= M ayo.
Story of Place
A very wicked chieftain named Kelly lived about a mile from the cave.

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Collector
John Lenihan
Gender
male
Address
Ballycastle, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Polke
Gender
female
Age
63
Address
Ballinglen, Co. Mayo
Language
English