School: Na Hárda (Ardfield), Clanna Caoilte (roll number 1267)

Ardfield, Co. Cork
Caitlín, Bean Uí Ghrífín
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0317, Page 109

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  1. Long ago there was a man living in Dunowen House his name was Sands and he was very cross. He owned a good part of the land of Dunowen. One part of the land from Dunowen House stretching down to the waters edge was called the shrubberies. It was planted with beautiful big trees and fancy shrubs and Daffodils wild Hyacinth and Blue Bells. There are some of the bulbs coming up yet even though the cattle graze on it, but all the trees were cut down all to a few. The trees that were cut down were sold.
    This took away the beauty
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    Dunowen, Co. Cork
    Margaret Calnan
    Dunowen, Co. Cork