School: Baile Ruadh (Cailíní)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0013, Page 228

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and others losses. The dons were built by the Kings and each has two earthen mounds , with a dyke between them , which at the time it was inhabited was full of water.
The less or as it was sometimes called Cashel was built by the chief or the next in rank to the king , because there is only one ditch around ti and a dyke.
I wished one on Friday about a quarter of a mile from the Ballyroe school and convenient to Williamstown and it is called Carrenderry fort . A Chief lived there because it has only one ditch . It is circular in shape and is built on high level ground , and it has an entrance through a hole in the ditch , wide enough for a cart to pass through. From it you can see the Money fort. They are built in view of danger , they could signal the approach of the enemy.
I pass by a fort on may way home. It is called Poll Shéamus . It is in the village of Liskea . It is circular

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Collector
Eibhlín Ní Ghoillidhe, Evelyn Goley
Gender
female
Address
Williamstown, Co. Galway
Informant
Pádhraig Ó Ghoillidhe
Gender
male
Age
50
Address
Williamstown, Co. Galway
Language
mixed