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

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

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Ancients Furnace Sears

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0345, Page 374

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Ancient Furnace Scars.
The lands of Lackinareague are marred by two immense black patches. One lies near a well & the other is in the centre of a field near Lackinareague House.
These are supposed to be the relics of furnaces used by the Danes in connection with the brewing of heather wine.

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