School: Sráid an Mhuilinn (B.) (roll number 14350)

Millstreet, Co. Cork
Seán Ó Céilleachair
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0323, Page 316

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    and Claragh an t-Sléibhe or Claragh of the mountain. There is a place a few hundred yards from my house called " Drom Uí Scannláin " which is in the parish of Drishane and in the Barony of West Muskerry in Co. Cork. A family named Scanlons owned the place long ago until Cromwell came and hunted them out of it. Cromwell then gave the house and townland to two of his soldiers and these sold it to a company from London who manafactured swords there. The company became bankrupt and they re-sold it to a family named Leader and after a time they sold it to Mathew Kelleher. He re-sold it to Mr Pomeroy who is the present owner. There is a place two or three miles from Millstreet on the Mushera to Cork called "Leach an Ciarraidhig" or "The Kerryman''s Table" which is in the parish of Drishane and the Barony of West Muskerry in Co. Cork. The Kerryman's is so called because people going from Kerry to Cork in the olden days used to stop and eat their meals there. The table or flag is still be be seen there.

    John O'Doherty
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. place-space-environment
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    Inchileigh, Co. Cork
    John O' Doherty
    Inchileigh, Co. Cork