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

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

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Listhín Púir - Lisheenpoor - Power's Lios or Fort

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0572, Page 272

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Listhín Púir, Lisheenpoor= Power's Lios or fort, because a man called Power lived there. The lios is still to be seen in one of Mr William O'Shea's fields. The name of the field now is the orchard field.
Houses now 3
Slated 3
Long ago 6
Houses now gone are, Mr Madden's,
Mr Hurley's and Mr Landey's.
There are cross roads still called Madden's Cross. Thre is a field called Hurley's field from Mr Hurley who lived there There is a corner still called Landy's corner from Mr Landy.
Names of the fields in Lisheenpower
Hurley's field because a man named Hurley lived there.
The Cottage field is the field outside the cottage. The Quarry field so called because they used to quarry stones in it in olden days.
The Kiln field is so called because there is a kiln in it.

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Informant
Philip Walsh
Gender
male
Informant
Robert O' Shea
Gender
male
Language
English