School: Tankerstown (roll number 15304)

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

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Curraghina Moat

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0575, Page 355

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Curraghina Moat
About a mile from the School beside the road to Golden in the townland of Curraghina there is a moat.
This moat is twenty five feet high. Across the top it is about ten feet wide. It is about one hundred and fifty feet in circumference at the base.
There are ash trees and white and black thorn bushes growing in it.
The surrounding district can be seen from its top. The main road that runs from Cahir to Bansha can be seen from its top also.
It is in Mrs Keating's farm and it is about one hundred yards from the road.
Nobody would think of interfering with it for fear of the revenge of the fairies.

Collector
Ellen Ryan
Gender
female
Address
Kilnacask Lower, Co. Tipperary
Language
English
Location
Tankerstown