School: An Churrach (Crogh), Árd Fhionáin (roll number 7911)

Location:
Curragh, Co. Tipperary
Teacher:
Mícheál Ó Dubhshláine

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Townlands

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0572, Page 250

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Townlands
Currac; Crough; a bog
Houses now = 21, Slated 5, Thatched 16
Houses Long ago = 28
Houses now gone are, Seán Dowlings,
Hickeys, Davins, Paddy Lewis, James Lewis, The Castle, Prendergasts.
The former Landlord was Mr Charles Dawson. He lived in Dublin. It is now purchased under the Ashbourne Act.
The Townland has about 40 acres of bog which is wet Summer and winter. The bog grows big coarse grass and furze.
It has eight spring wells with no special name. It has no Holy Well.
One lios in Carrigan's Field. This is a circular lios raised about 2 ft.
Story in connection with lios,
One night a man was coming home from Clogheen at a late hour and as he was passing the lios he saw people hurling there. He stood against the wallto look on.He wasn't long there when a foxy woman

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Informant
Seán Cúndún
Gender
male
Age
50
Occupation
siúinéir
Address
Curragh, Co. Tipperary
Language
mixed
Location
Curragh