School: Grianán Ailigh (roll number 2049)

Location:
Grianan of Aileach, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Niall S. Mac Aoidh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1108, Page 144

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Deerpark got it's name because there was a park of deers there long ago.

There are some fields also which got their names the same way as the townlands.
Here are some of the fields.
Boot got it's name because it is in the shape of a boot.
Spring-well got its name becausethere is a well near to where the field is.
Billy's field means a field which belonged to a man named Billy.
Stoney-park got its name because it is a very stoney field.
Horse- shoe got its name because there are many bushes growing in the form of a horse-shoe.
Philomena Mac Grath,
Castlecooley,
Burt.

Collector
Philomena Mac Grath
Gender
female
Address
Castlecooly, Co. Donegal
Language
English
Location
Castlecooly