School: Maigh Ard

Location:
Moyard, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Máirtín Ó Dubhshlain

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Names of Places

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0006, Page 113

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Moyard: a village, it means on a high plain, The name comes from the Irish for high plain.
Garraunbawn: The Irish for white horse. There is an old story that there were seven sisters drowned in a lake in the village, and that every seven years since then a white horse comes out of the lake.
Cnockmaráh: The hill of the fort.
Ballinakill: The village of the church.
Bundailish: The Irish for at the bottom of two fairy forts.
Kylemore: The Irish for a big wood.

Collector
Beartley King
Gender
male
Address
Moyard, Co. Galway
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Address
Moyard, Co. Galway
Language
English
Location
Moyard