School: Presentation Convent, Lucan

Location:
Lucan, Co. Dublin
Teacher:
Sr Gabriel

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0793, Page 117

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The Devil's half acre is said to be in Woodville.

The Devil's half acre is said to be in woodville. It consists of the cottage field and the long field. The cottage field is so called because a cottage was built there. The murder field is near Rusk near Dunboyne. It is so called because about the year 1860 many people were murdered here by an insane man.

Collector
Mary Greene
Gender
female
Address
Ballydowd, Co. Dublin
Informant
Mr Sheridan
Gender
male
Age
60
Occupation
harness-maker
Address
Ballydowd, Co. Dublin
Language
English
Location
Woodville
Location
Rusk