School: Ovens (C.) (roll number 5985)

Location:
Ovens, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Maud Mc Guire

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Begley's Forge

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0345, Page 371

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Begley's Forge, Ballygroman (Ovens) is the oldest landmark in the district. By Begley's road the O'Mahony forces marched to the Battle of Clontarf. Behley's have lived here, pursuing the trade of blacksmith for over 100 years.

Informant
Miah Mc Carthy
Gender
male
Age
65
Occupation
farmer
Address
Clashanaffrin, Co. Cork
Language
English