School: Dún Amhlaidh (roll number 14614)

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

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Local Monuments

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0167, Page 0543

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There is a Giants Grave in Townatruffian and it consists of three large stones standing and a big one on top. The "Bracked Stones" are in the townland of Belville and they are supposed to be cromlecks. Skreen Monument is built over a well near Skreen Churchyard and there is a Latin inscription on it. There is a monument in Skreen Churchyard erected to the Black family and on it is carved a ploughman and a pair of horses yoked to a plough and a number of agricultural implements and on the other side of the monument there is a figure of an angel sounding the last trumpet. In Templeboy graveyard there is a monument erected to John Mc Gowan and there is an anvil and a hammer carved on it

Collector
Ada Nic Uait
Gender
female
Address
Doonbeakin, Co. Sligo
Informant
Seumus Mac Uait
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Doonbeakin, Co. Sligo
Language
English