School: Dromad (roll number 16781)

Location:
Drumod, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Millicent "Nuabhroinn"

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These are Names of Places at Derrycarne, Dromod, Annaduff

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These are names of places at Derrycarne, Dromod, Annaduff.

There is a field at out house it is called "the clover field" because it has a lot of clover growing in it. There is a drain not far from us it is called the "Rookery drain" because there was a tree where crows used to live.
There is a gate at Mr Kiernans it is called the "Rabbit Gate" because it is used for keeping the rabbits from getting into the lawn.
There is a hill near Derrywillow and it is called Derry Graskin.
There is a lane near our place it is called "The Derry Willow Lane" because there are willows near it.
There is a house at Derry Willow and it called "The Lodge" because people used mind the gate that is there which protected the land.

Collector
Annetta Thornton
Gender
female
Age
14
Address
Derrycarne Demesne, Co. Leitrim
Informant
Henry Thornton
Gender
male
Age
66
Occupation
carpenter
Address
Derrycarne Demesne, Co. Leitrim
Language
English
Location
Derrycarne Demesne