School: Sandyford (B.) (roll number 2872)

Sandyford, Co. Dublin
M. O'Keeffe

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0797, Page 254

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The Moreen estate is in upper Balally. The name was probably has several ruins. These ruins have no historical importance. An old gentleman who lived there about 100 years ago built these as the outcome of a queer sense of humour. He built amongst others a tower called "The Turret." It is on the top of the hill and forms part of the boundary wall. It is gradually tumbling down It was about 15 feet high. A fine view of Dublin Bay and the surrounding country may be had from the top.