School: Breac-chluain (roll number 13147)

Location:
Brackloon, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Liam Ó Seachnasaigh

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My Home District

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0001, Page 411

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My home district

Its name. Ballyknock, (Townland, Parish and Barony Kiltulla, Carrowkeel, Dunkellin
Number of families in the townland, eight families 60 people. Family name most common, Donlan family. Types of houses, thatched or slated. Thatched. Any old people say over seventy live there, yes Mrs Mitchal. Can they tell stories in English or Irish, no. Were houses more numerous locally in former times, yes. Are there many now in ruins, yes, two John Keane and Mick Grogan. Did peop[le] imigrate from there to Americ[a]

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Language
English
Location
Carrowkeel