School: Maghcromtha (B.)

Macroom, Co. Cork
Pádraig Ó Deasmhumhna

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Dane's Rock, Carraig a' Scabail, Glaisín a' Phúca, Carraig Uí hIarlaithe...

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Danes Rock. Rock – Cork – Macroom – Sleaveen East – Humphry Lynch.
I. Carraig a’ Scabail – Rock – do – do – do – do.
3. Glaisín a’ Phúca – Stream – do – do – do – do.
2. Carraig Uí hIarlaithe – Rock – do – do – Carraig an – MP Murray.
Tobar an Fhíona – Well – do – do – Sleaveen E. – Mr John Coughlan.
Tobar na “mBán Luc” do – do – do – do – John Holland.
Madam’s Well. – do – do – do – Kilnasuteeny. – Lehane.
[Glaisín a]
“Clonmel” – Field – do – do – Sleaveen East.
“Pigeon” fields. – do – do – do – do – J.M. Fitzgerald.

3. Story re Glaisín a’ Phúca told further on-
2. A story with reference to a Bishop O’Herlihy was recently quoted by a writer in Cork Examiner, and the name was mentioned of late V.Revd Canon Murphy P.P. Macroom.
I have endeavoured to identify the rock mentioned in article, and thank the above named rock is the one mentioned. The name and location I have got from an aged man, Michael Kelleher, Quarry Lake, Annahala, Macroom who is nearly 90 years.
I. Some say it differed from scobal, a shoulder (scapula) [L]
Others from a Captain Scobble, who lived for a while in a hut close by.