School: Mulhuddart (roll number 16675)

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Tomás Ó Broin

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Place Names - The Lands of Tyrrelstown

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0790, Page 61

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The lands of Tyrrelstown

The Night Field
The Night Field is so called because long ago on the Winter nights when the men would be driving their cows to the market they used to leave them in the field until the day would break. It so received its name "The Night Field."
The Well Field
It is so called because the field is beside the Lady Well. In this field the Clump in Tyrrellstown is situated.
The Pump Park
It is so called because long ago there was a pump in that field and the pump was taken up and the waters sprung up.
The Crab Field
This field is co called because there are many crab trees growing around it.
The green
The green is so called

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Collector
Patrick Byrne
Gender
male
Address
Damastown, Co. Dublin
Language
English
Location
Tyrrelstown