School: Monaleen, (C.) Luimneach (roll number 7916)

Monaleen, Co. Limerick
Mrs. M. Ó Farrell

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0524, Page 123

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The only poet spoken of was Canon Ross Levin who was pastor at Kilmurry Protestant Church. He composed several songs and verses, the best known of which is "The Hill of Monaleen"

The outdoor games the girls play are 'spy', rounders, 'stag', 'rings' with songs and 'verses 'tag', 'button.
They also play games in Irish all of which are described in the children's note books.


No account could be got of the Great Famine in this district.