School: Clochar na Toirbhirte, Bun an tSábhairne, Corcaigh

Crosshaven, Co. Cork
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there and his grave can be seen until the present day.
At this time it was the custom that when a chieftain would die that some of his treasures should be buried with him. A few years ago some men came to Currabinny to dig up the giant's grave to see if they could find any treasures. Once they found some gold rings and a golden plate. People say that it is from this giant that Currabinny got its name.

Seamount was the name of this district before it was called Currabinny. It got its name from a Curragh, which reached from Currabinny to the Point at Crosshaven This Curragh was made of stones. At low water the people were able to walk across.