School: An Clochar, Uachtar Árd (roll number 13439)

Oughterard, Co. Galway
An tSr M.S. Iognáid
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0065, Page 396

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  1. there is an old castle called "Ac na n-Iubhar Castle" in this district. It got it's name from the yew trees which are near it.
    It is situated near Lough Corrib. No one lives in it for a good many years past. Mr. Welby had the ground on which it stands. It is very narrow. There are stairs on the inside going right up to the top. There are made of stone and keep going around in a circle. Up till recent years the O'Flaherty's owned it.
    The castle has two trap
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Nora Joyce
    Oughterard, Co. Galway