School: Carrickatee (roll number 16481)

Location:
Carrickatee, Co. Monaghan
Teacher:
Éamonn Ó Dubhthaigh

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Carrickatee | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0941, Page 316

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In the townland of Gragernagh on the land of Francis McMahon there is a Giants Grave on the top of a high hill. There are four stones standing upright in the form of pillars, about thirty inches high and a huge flat stone placed upon them, eleven feet long and four feet wide.

Collector
Mary Gillen
Gender
female
Address
Gragarnagh, Co. Monaghan
Informant
Edward Gorm
Gender
male
Address
Gragarnagh, Co. Monaghan
Language
English

I remember a man named Hazlett in the townland of Brackley making wooden ploughs. The farmers came to him for miles around to get their ploughs made and they believed that no other

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