School: Uachtar Árd (roll number 4786)

Oughterard, Co. Galway
An tSr M. S. Iognáid
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0065, Page 315

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    would have to go to the smith and buy a wedge that the smith made before dawn and put it in the door and every time(s) the door opens it will draw the one who took the milk (frow) from the cow nearer to you and he will have to give it back to it again.
    Their people before them were smiths also.
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  2. I live in Portacarron, in the parish of Oughterard and in the barony of Moycullen.
    There are twelve houses in my village now but long ago there were fourteen houses in it. There are five houses with slates and seven houses with thatch the most of these houses long ago were thatched.
    The most common name in my village are Clancy's because there are two families of Clancy's in it and only one family of the others.
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    1. place-space-environment
      1. local lore, place-lore (~10,595)
    Portacarron, Co. Galway
    Annie Clancy
    Portacarron, Co. Galway