School: Uachtar Árd (roll number 4786)

Oughterard, Co. Galway
An tSr M. S. Iognáid
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0065, Page 212

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0065, Page 212

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    long garden because it is so long.
    Pairch an Aonaig is so called because the fair used be held their long ago.
    At the top of the town there is a place called "plantation"; there is a very big rock and there is supposed to be a giant buried under it.
    The rock is shaped in the form of a hand and is called the "Giants Hand".
    A good piece away from the plantation is a place called the "Gungle"; it gets its name from the trees that grow in it. The plantation gets its name from all the trees which were planted there long ago.
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  2. The names of my fathers fields are
    Gort Leathan
    Garraidhe Phádraig Shéamús
    Garradihe Árd
    Ana bFogal
    Garraidhe na gCloch
    Mullach Dóighthe
    Gort Draoiseach
    The reason why Gort Leathan was called Gort Leathan because it is a wide field.
    It is called Garraidhe Árd because it is up on a height and Garraidhe na gCloch
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. place-space-environment
      1. local lore, place-lore (~10,595)
    Oughterard, Co. Galway
    Pauline Molloy
    Oughterard, Co. Galway