School: Aonach Urmhumhan, Clochar na Trócaire

Location:
Nenagh, Co. Tipperary
Teacher:
An tSr. Celestine

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Local Place Names

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0534, Page 535

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Local Place Names

Almost every field on my uncle's farm has a special name....

Almost every field on my uncle's farm has a special name the following are examples :- "The Well Field" because there is a well in it. "The Cabin Field" because there is a cabin in the field in which some poor men used to live.
there is also a hill on his land which is named "Ballyphilip Hill" it is called so because there is a house on the top of it, where a wealthy man by the name of Henry Phillips used to live.
Another place name is - a field in the same land which is called "The Lissenhall Field" because there is a

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Collector
May Quinn
Gender
female
Age
13
Address
Boher, Co. Tipperary
Informant
Mr T. Quinn
Gender
male
Address
Boher, Co. Tipperary
Language
English
Location
Boher