School: Colthurst, An Bhlárna (roll number 6717)

Location:
Blarney, Co. Cork
Teacher:
S. Ó Laoghaire

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0349, Page 203

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the fumes of the lime. The wood got its name from this kiln and quarry which are still to be seen but the kiln is not used now.

Poul na nGour is a bog situated between Knocknasuff and Killowen, and in the Parish of Blarney. In olden times when the people possessed only small farms and were paying very high rent to landlord's, a number of those farmers adjoining the bog used and (po) pay a certain sum for the grazing of the bog. They used drive their goats in there to feed on the furze and rushes. Several of them used wander out of their reach and get drowned, and that is why it is called Poul - na - nGour.

Collector
Denis Lenihan
Gender
male
Address
Blarney, Co. Cork
Informant
Mr J. D. Lenihan
Gender
male
Age
51
Address
Blarney, Co. Cork
Language
English
Location
Knocknasuff