School: Baile Ruadh (Cailíní)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0013, Page 194

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My village is Monasterowen so called because St. Owen built a monastery there during the'Golden Age" . Some stones which were believed to have belonged to the monastery were to be seen is a field belonging to my father about forty years ago.
Our school is called Baile Ruadh or "The Red District" So called because

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Collector
Eilís de Búrca
Gender
female
Address
Williamstown, Co. Galway
Informant
Pádhraic de Búrca
Gender
male
Age
circa 70
Address
Williamstown, Co. Galway
Language
mixed
Location
Monasterowen