School: Gráinseach, Cill Mocheallóg (roll number 9970)

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

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Burials of Teampall Nua

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0516, Page 248

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Burials at Teampall Nuadh
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Captain Bailey =.
He had many relations both in Castleconnel and Lough Gur. He died in Castleconnel. Despite his wish to bury him at Teampall Nuadh the people of Castleconnel determined to bury him there.
The Lough Gur inhabitants invaded Castleconnel early one morning and took the Castleconnel men by surprise; but a pitched battle followed wherin all kinds of weapons - knives, forks. etc were used, and in which many were wounded.
The battle ended with the victory of the "Lough" men ~ "Up Lough" was the cry.
The corpse was brought to Teampall Nuadh and interred there.
Fearing reprisals, however, the Lough men placed an armed guard around the graveyard for weeks afterwards.
Signals were to be given for a mobilisation of the Lough men in case of invasion by the

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Informant
Mr John Clancy
Gender
male
Occupation
carpenter
Address
Grange, Co. Limerick
Language
English