School: Gráinseach, Cill Mocheallóg (roll number 9970)

Location:
Grange, Co. Limerick
Teacher:
Tomás Ó Loínsigh

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The Giants' Graves or Leaba Diarmuda is Gráinne

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0516, Page 225

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The Giants' Graves or Leaba Diarmuda is Gráinne

On the South-eastern shores of Lough Gur are the “Giants Graves” or as they are sometimes called locally “Leaba Diarmuda agus Gráinne”.
Those graves are 16’-8” long and 5’-5” wide and two feet over the surfaces.
The sides are formed by 8 flagstones on edges and covered by 4 flagstones; some of which weigh 3 tons.
Those graves may be seen in front of Mr. John Punche’s house.
At the head or western side of the Graves is part or continuance of a second grave ~ the sides of two sections can still be seen as the stones stand above the surface ~ lately however one of those stones has fallen

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