School: Clara (roll number 16116)

Location:
Clara Upper, Co. Kilkenny
Teacher:
Máire Ní Mhathúna

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Topographic - Unofficial Place Names in the Townland of Clara

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0859, Page 387

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Cruach an múchadh - a hill in the townland of Grangehill, Clara - so called because it is believed there was a skirmish here between Cromwell's soldiers and the natives, the latter being near wiped out (or extinguished, hence múchadh, is dócha)

Gort an t-Sagairt - a field near Clara School, where it is thought some priest had his house and garden in old times.

Informant
Ned Murphy
Gender
male
Address
Clara Upper, Co. Kilkenny
Language
mixed