School: Cor na Fola (B.) (roll number 1607)

Location:
Cornafulla, Co. Roscommon
Teacher:
Liam Ó Hannáin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0271, Page 016

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Cornafulla the village in which our school is situated means the place of blood. The old people tell us that there was a battle fought near the school at one time.
There was a river running through that field and it is said that it ran red with blood. The battle was between the O Flahertys and O Conners which raged for some time until at last the O'Flahertys were compelled to retreat.

There are a few ancient places in the village of Cranagh Athlone. There is a field named Taylors Field near my house. It got its name because a Taylor lived there.
The Green Garden, it got its name because it is green the whole year round.
Sugar Hill it got its name because the grass

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Collector
Thomas O' Neill
Gender
male
Address
Crannagh, Co. Roscommon
Language
English
Location
Crannagh