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

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

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Ráithín - Raheen - The Little Fort

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0572, Page 276

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Ráithín, Raheen, The Little Fort.
Houses now = 2 Slated
Houses long ago = 9
Houses gone are; Walshs, Lonergan,
Neills.
The fields are still called after some of them (Walsh's Field), (Eamon's Field)
called after Eamon Lonergan.
Clais an Aifrinn. In this field there is a big hollow where mass was supposed to be celebrated in the penal days.
The Building Field contained a big lodge for the hunters who went out hunting on the mountain. At night people came and blew it up . There is now no trace of it.
Ráithín has about 80 acres and is nearly all good land.
No butter made at home, both farmers go to the Creamery.

Informant
Mr T. Walsh
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Raheen, Co. Tipperary
Language
English
Location
Raheen