School: Tankerstown (roll number 15304)

Location:
Tankerstown, Co. Tipperary
Teacher:
Thom. F. Meagher

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Kilmoyler Green

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0575, Page 312

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Kilmoyler Green
Kilmoyler Green is situated near the grave-yard of Killaldrif. There is a very old church ruin there also.
Tradition tells us that there was a village there, where fairs and markets were held and that there was also a school, the latter which was in a field, now owned by Mr. Byrne, the site of which is still to be seen.
Long ago it was used as a Hurling Green, where all the youths of the surrounding country amused themselves.
Now there are only two houses, where formerly there was a large village

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Collector
James Peters
Gender
male
Address
Kilnacask Lower, Co. Tipperary
Informant
Mr Thomas Peters
Gender
male
Address
Kilnacask Lower, Co. Tipperary
Language
English