School: Lathaigh (Laghey)

Location:
Laghy, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Proinsias Mac Pháidín

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1032, Page 106

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a house in the middle of that field one time. An poll an Altóra Mass was said at a rock in that field and a treasure is supposed to be hidden there also under a stone beside the rock.

Long ago people used to call their fields after some person, place or thing. It was commonly known in our locality. Daddy told me that old Cassie Brodbin called some of her fields after some place. He did not tell me the name of the place. Here are some of the names of the field’s. The Árdan [?] Páirc it was called that name because it is all high rocks. The poll a phreachain. It was called that name because long ago crows used to make

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Collector
Sarah Tunney
Gender
female
Address
Golard, Co. Donegal
Informant
Mick Tunney
Gender
male
Age
55
Address
Golard, Co. Donegal
Language
English
Location
Golard