School: Caisleán Gael (roll number 15337)

Castlegal, Co. Sligo
M. Ó Tiománaidhe

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0156, Page 209

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Ros-na gcaorach Directly opposite Cliffoney village is a rocky promontry, stretching for 1/2 mile or so in the sea. It is slightly heathery and is now part of land owned by Lord Ashley. This is called Ros-na-gcaorach. Formertly sheep were reared on it; hence its name.
Peggy Mhór. Between this and the Lodge, owned by Lord Ashley, lies "Peggy Mhór's" field. It is a fat piece of ground bounded by the sea on both sides. It is mostly rocky but part of

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