School: Mulhuddart (roll number 16675)

Mulhuddart, Co. Dublin
Tomás Ó Broin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0790, Page 47

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  1. Mulhuddart is the name of this village or in Gaedilg Mullaigh Eadairne. It is still called by the old inhabitants '' Mulla Heather''. Some people say that the right name of the village is Mullac Eadairne.

    Cruice Rath and Hollywoodrath denote the presence of two Irish raths.
    Huntstown, Tyrrellstown, Buzzardstown, Powerstown, Whitestown and Blakestown show the places around the village were once in the hands of Normans.

    Godamendy is a townland north east of the village. There was an old church there and the priest came on horseback every Sunday to say mass there. One night the mare had a foal and the next morning being Sunday morning the priest had to bring the mare and her foal with him. He tied them to to the gate and went into the church
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    1. time
      1. historical periods by name (~25)
        1. penal times (~4,335)
    Mulhuddart, Co. Dublin
    Anthony Critchley
    Damastown, Co. Dublin