School: Breac-chluain (roll number 13147)

Brackloon, Co. Galway
Liam Ó Seachnasaigh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0001, Page 411

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0001, Page 411

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  1. 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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      1. local lore, place-lore (~10,595)
    Carrowkeel, Co. Galway