School: Clochar Lughaidh, Carraig Machaire Rois (roll number 15329)

Location:
Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan
Teacher:
Sr. Máire

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0935, Page 006

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Wolfe Tone
When Wolfe Tone was being taken prisoner to Dublin he passed close to Carrickmacross. There is a meadow close to the town where men were drilled who fought at the Boyne and Aughrim. The great John O Donovan who visited Carrick in 1835 declared that the inhabitants were as Irish then as in the days of Owen Roe O'Neill
At Lough afooka (Loch a' Phúca)

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