School: Drom Mór (B.), Beantraí (roll number 13095)

Location:
Dromore, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Éamonn Ó Conchobhair

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0294, Page 017

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In the middle of the townland of Dromore, about half-a-mile from this school, is an ancient cemetery on the farm of Michael O'Brien. I have visited this spot on five occasions, and I have found it a very hallowed and interesting place, as there are several head-stones there.
Some of these head-stones are very big and on one of them a chalice is cut and, on another there are three crosses cut, one at the left-hand side of it, the other at the right-hand side, and the third on the top of it.
There is a third large head-stone in this cemetery and I think it must be marking the grave of a priest, or perhaps a bishop, though I did not notice any cuttings on it. This head-stone is facing west

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Collector
Donnchadh Ó h- Aodha
Gender
male
Language
English