School: Clochar na Trócaire, Béal Átha na Sluagh

Location:
Ballinasloe, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Sr. M. Oiliféar

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0029, Page 0180

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Saint Ruth's bush. It gets that name because it was there that Saint Ruth was killed.


Got from
Mr.M.Croghan
Society St
Ballinasloe.

5. Ballinasloe gets its name from "Béal Átha na Sluaigh" which means the Ford-mouth of the Hostings. The ford above Reilys mill is said to be the one from which Ballinasloe gets its name. The mills is in ruins today.

Got from,
Mrs. S. Keating,
Church Hill,
Ballinasloe.

Informant
Mrs S. Keating
Gender
female
Address
Church Hill, Co. Galway
Language
English
Location
Ballinasloe