School: Baile na Cille (roll number 1320)

Location:
Ballynakill, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Éinrí Ó Mainnín
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0051, Page 0113

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  1. (continued from previous page)
    He left the village about thirty or forty years ago.
    Told by Martin Dervan
    Eileen Dervan. Brogue,
    Brogue, Kylebrack,
    Kylebrack. Loughrea
    Loughrea
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. The name of my townland is Curra. There are eight families and about forty people in it. Conway is the most common name in the locality. There are two slated houses in it, all the rest are thatched. The townland got its name from a Church-yard called Killcurragh. Long ago there were more houses than there are now but they are knocked down. There are no ruins of houses in the townland to be seen now.
    There is one old woman in the townland. She is about ninety years of age. Her name is Mrs Conway, Curra, Kylebrack, Loughrea,
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Topics
    1. place-space-environment
      1. local lore, place-lore (~10,595)
    Language
    English
    Location
    Curragh, Co. Galway
    Collector
    null
    Gender
    Female
    Informant
    null
    Gender
    Male