School: An Clochán (B)

Location:
Clifden, Co. Galway
Teacher:
An Br. Angelo Mac Shámhais

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Meanings of Place Names Around Clifden

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0004, Page 266

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Toreen=A bleech green
Beleek= Flags at the mouth of a river.
Letter Shanna= Letter= A wet hillside,
Shanna A place infested with foxes.
Dereen= The Little Oak Wood.
Fakeeragh= Fagh= Playground, Keeragh= Sheep
Illaún na Mionnáin=The Island of the Kids.
Tober Beegan. St Beegan's Well.
Loughagilky= The Lake of the Reeds.
Lough na mbreach Caoch= The Lake of the blind trout.
Lough an Ima The Lake of the butter.
Errisflannin St Flannins headland.
Lough na Cille=The lake of the church.
Kilflan? St Flannins church.
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Collector
Sean Joyce
Gender
male
Informant
Mr Patrick Melody
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Clifden, Co. Galway
Language
English
Location
Clifden