School: Na Creaga

Location:
Creggs, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Liam Ó Breandáin

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Landlords

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0015, Page 261

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Landlords

The Baggot estate contained the lands of Mallyree, Coalpits, Attyfarry, Gorteenruchan, Slievemuire, Monastermalea. Cappagh and parts of the lands of Killmore, situated in the barony of Killian and County of Galway.
There were ten houses in Mallyree but the people were not able to pay the heavy rent and the land-lord evicted them. There were ten other houses in Sliabh Muire, and the people were evicted also. There was a man in Mount Mary who would not pay his rent because his house was built on a boundary. One morning the land-lord sent his agents who burned the house in which the man was sleeping and the man perished in flames.
The place where the house

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Collector
Tommie Fitzmaurice
Gender
male
Address
Coalpits, Co. Galway
Informant
Mrs Fitzmaurice
Gender
female
Address
Coalpits, Co. Galway
Language
English