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

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

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Cnoc Baile an Oidhre - Knockballinira

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0572, Page 258

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Cnoch Baile an Oidhre, Knockballinira
The Townland of the young Heir.
Kildonogue and Knockballinira were at one time supposed to be one place;
and the landlord divided it, giving the part now called Knockballinira to his eldest son.
Houses now = 13, Tatched 11, Slate 2
Houses long ago = 16
Houses gone are, Briget Davins, Ned Learys and Bill Quirke.
All the houses are of yellow clay and stone.
The fields in Knockballinira are;
Páircín Abharachán, Páircín Brighdeach, Páirc na h-uibhe, Gort a'tseagail, Páirc Mhór, Páirc Lassy,
The Kiln Field, An Páirc Gharbh, The Reidhe Circe, Páirc Wilson, McGrath's Field, Iochlann Wilson, An Páirc Dubh, The Clash Field, Iochlann tulaigh, The building, The Lawns, The Bawn Haggard, An Iochlann mór, O'Conor's Field, Fleming's Field, White Land

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Informant
Mícheál Ó Domhnaill
Gender
male
Age
55
Address
Knockballiniry, Co. Tipperary
Language
mixed
Location
Knockballiniry