School: Scoil na mBráthar, Carraig na Siúire (roll number 16725)

Location:
Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary
Teacher:
An Br. Ó Mocháin

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After some time others started ovens and did not require the people to bring the flour but sold them the bread at so much per loaf so that finished Oven Lane.


Garry Ruadh:-
This part of Carrick is situated to the north of Town Wall. It is a large uncultivated patch of earth. When the Summertime comes the place is filled up with wild red poppies. Hence the name Red Garden or Garry Ruadh.

The Cock Pit:-
Some years ago a crowd of youngsters took pride in having their faces scratched and blood stained in the morning. One night a strange man was passing by. He saw those youngsters mauling each other. Describing his experience afterwards he said it was a regular Cockpit and hence the name the Cockpit.

Told by
James Lonergan
Church Street
Carrick-on-Suir

Informant
James Lonergan
Gender
male
Address
Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary
Language
English
Location
Carrick-on-Suir