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

Oughterard, Co. Galway
An tSr M.S. Iognáid
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0065, Page 404

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  1. There is an old cashle named Aughnanure cashle built by one of the Feracious Ó Flaherty's an out law against the king of England
    It derives its name from the yew tree that grew at the entrance to the cashle and still blooms there.
    It was built about five hundred years ago. It is partly in ruins and no body claims it.
    Its in the town land of Aughnanure joining Knockkillaree.
    This cashle was built to the heights of six story, of stone on a rock with a river running under neath. The Black river runs into the Corrib. It
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    1. objects
      1. man-made structures
        1. historical and commemorative structures (~6,794)
    2. place-space-environment
      1. land management (~4,110)
    Maureen Dixon
    Oughterard, Co. Galway