School: Cloonkeen Kerrill (roll number 15429)

Location:
Clonkeenkerrill, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Theresa M. Hurley

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0078, Page 329

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1. Name. Cloonkeen Kerrill
Parish. Ballymacward
Baroney. Tiaquin
Cloonkeen Kerrill means the sweet meadow of Kerrill. There is the ruin of an old monastery and it is said that there is an underground passage going from the monastery to an old dun in Michael Devaneys field Clonkeen Kerrill, Colemanstown, Ballinasloe, County Galway

There are 59 people living in it. the family name most common is Flannery. The houses are mostly slated. The townland got its name from Saint Kerrill who lived there in the sixth century. There are four people over seventy living in it. They can all tell stories in English. Their names are Martin Barry, John Ruane, Mrs Barry and Mrs Connallen. They have the same address, Cloonkeen Kerrill, Colemanstown, Balllinasloe, County Galway. The land is boggy and hilly. There is a stream in it called the shough.
2. Name. Colemanstown
Parish. Ballymacward

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Clonkeenkerrill
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Colmanstown
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