School: Inch Island

Location:
Carrickanee, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Pádraig S. Mac Fhinn

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1110, Page 102

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Pupil. Hugh McGinley.
Castle Quarter, Inch Island
Told by Bridget Green. 80 yrs
Castle Quarter Inch Island

Local Castle.
There is a castle in the district, it was built by the O Doherties. It was built of huge stones and lime which was mixed with goats milk. It was about five hundred and eight years of age. The last person to live in the castle was a woman named Fanny McCloskey who kept a shebeen. There was a forge also and all the people of the district came to it. It was situated on the town land of

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Collector
Hugh Mc Ginley
Gender
male
Address
Castlequarter, Co. Donegal
Informant
Patrict Green
Gender
male
Age
92
Address
Castlequarter, Co. Donegal
Language
English