School: Mulhuddart (roll number 16675)

Location:
Mulhuddart, Co. Dublin
Teacher:
Tomás Ó Broin

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Place Names - The Black Hole

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0790, Page 64

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Place Names
The Black Hole
This is a hole situated behind one of the old houses in the heart of the village. It is said that the Yeomen of '98 were passing through the village and the people of the village attacked them. Those (of) who were killed were buried in this hole. Some people call it the Soldiers Hole.
Richard Ó Beirne
Mulhuddart
Co. Dublin
The Black Hole is situated in a field opposite the Post Office

Collector
Richard Ó Beirne
Gender
male
Address
Mulhuddart, Co. Dublin
Language
English
Location
Mulhuddart