School: Baile Ruadh (Cailíní)

Location:
Ballyroe, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Máire, Bean Uí Fhearghail

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Local Place Names

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0013, Page 191

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The name Moneen was given to my village, which is situated to the north of Williamstown, because where it is now situated was a bog in olden times. The word Moneen means Little Bog.
Williamstown is the name of my parish, so called because a gentleman, the local Landlord called William McDermott

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Collector
Caitlín Ní Chatháin
Gender
female
Address
Moneen, Co. Galway
Informant
Máirtín Ó Chatháin
Gender
male
Age
circa 50
Address
Moneen, Co. Galway
Language
mixed
Location
Moneen