School: Lusk (B.) (roll number 718)

Location:
Lusk, Co. Dublin
Teacher:
L. Ó Duinn

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Sword Field. In Gall Swords there is a field called the Sword Field through which runs a river. It is said that Cromwell's soldiers washed their swords in it after the battle of the Boyne near Drogheda.

Collector
J. Groves
Gender
male
Language
English
Location
Lusk

Chapel field. This field is situated on the Dublin road beside Rogans. There is a wall covered with Ivy. The parish priest found a stone with a hole in it for holding holy water. It is outside the Church now.

Man O'War. This is how the man o'war got its name. It is said that two men were fighting and one man knocked out the other. They were brought up in court. The man that won the case was called the man o'war. Ever since that it is called the man o'war.