School: Dún Amhlaidh (roll number 14614)

Location:
Dunowla, Co. Sligo
Teacher:
Gleadhra Ní Fhiachraigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0167, Page 0520

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My townland is Dunowla and it in the parish of Kilmacshalgan and in the barony of Tirenagh. There are twenty seven families in Dunowla and there are ninety-one people in it. The family name most common is Kilgannon. There is only one slated house in Dunowla, all the rest are thatched Dunowla got its name from the fort of the Howlets or Cawleys. There are eleven people over seventy years in Dunowla. They do not tell stories in Irish by they tell stories in English. The names and the addresses of the people over seventy years are:-
Mrs. George Brett, Dunowla, Templeboy, Co; Sligo
Mr. and Mrs Pat Foley, Dunowla, Templeboy, Co; Sligo
Mrs. Pat Scott, Do.
Mrs. Golden, Do.
Mrs. Conlon, Do.
Mr and Mrs Pat Finian, Do.
Mr. Peter Finian, Do.
Mrs. Morrow, Do.
Mr. William Kilgannon, Do.
The houses long ago were more numerous that the houses nowadays as

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Collector
Liam Ó Labhradh Tréan
Gender
male
Address
Dunowla, Co. Sligo
Informant
Liam Ó Labhradh Tréan
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
55
Address
Dunowla, Co. Sligo
Language
English