School: Ceathrú na hAille (Carnahallia) (roll number 7416)

Cahernahallia, Co. Tipperary
Máirtín Ó Madadhain
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0540, Page 339

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  1. Some eleven forts in a circuit of about one mile from school. So called "Lisses". All circular in shape. Trees around them. Stories of lights being seen in ? fort.
    Fairy Forts are very plentiful in my District. There are eleven forts in teh District. There are thee in Dan Kilbrides. There is no entrance hole into them. There is no music heard in them. They say if you cut a tree in a fort there would seom one die belonging to them. Forts are generally situated on a use of ground. And there are two in Kilbrides of Caherahallia.
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. place-space-environment
      1. legendary and spiritual places (~158)
        1. fairy forts (~5,616)
    Tom Nagle
    Cross, Co. Limerick