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

Monaleen, Co. Limerick
Mrs. M. Ó Farrell

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0524, Page 137

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There are three graveyards still in use (in) the district, and they are very old.
1. Kilmurry graveyard is situated in Kilmurry; it contains very old headstones. There is a Protestant church near it. Both Catholics and Protestants are buried there.
2. Ballysimon is a small graveyard by the side of the Road in Ballysimon. it is raised up and contains many crosses and headstones.
3. In Killonan there is an old churchyard called the Killeen. People are also buried there.
4. Near St. Magdalene's well was an old burial place, it is not in use now.
Members or descendants of the local families are brought and buried in each of the graveyards.
The burial place of the Jews in Limerick is also in Monaleen.