School: Gortermone

Gortermone, Co. Leitrim
Mrs A. O' Reilly

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0229, Page 265

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It is said if you are afflicted warts etc. go to one of the wells, rub some water on the sore and you will be cured, but you must leave a pin or rag after you.

(a) The little Mans Well situated between the townlands of Gortermone and Druminbawn is called so, - after its owner James Farelly who was a small stout man.
(B) Bravine's Parish is a square piece of land surrounded by water. It serves as a mearning between, Gurleen, Druminbawn, and Gotermone and is called thus because a man named Ines built a house there. He was very brave.
(c) The "Scroc" is called because it is a wed marshy field.
(D) The Black Meadow is named so as a man was killed there by lightning