School: Urhan (C.) (roll number 12260)

Location:
Urhin, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Eimile Ní Urdail

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The Land League Field

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0276, Page 172

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My great grand father was evicted out of his house years ago, he would not pay his rent as the land -league was going on at the same time. When he was evicted there was a house built for him by the people of the parishes It was built and finished out to live in, in three days. He lived in his ouse for nine months. The he payed his rent and hot back his old house and land So the Land League house as it was called was burnt to the ground. It was supposed by the Government. We have a field named the Land League Field ever since because it was in it the house was built.

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