School: Garryshane (roll number 1886)

Location:
Garryshane, Co. Tipperary
Teacher:
Seán Ó Súilleabháin

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Graveyards

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0577, Page 123

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There is an old graveyard in Donohill. The ruins of an old Church are to be seen in the centre of it. It is believed that a party of monks occupied this Church at the time of the Norman Invasion.
In the centre of Toem graveyard is a round tower about a hundred feet high.
In Augacrewe graveyard are the ruins of an early Christian Church. It is now closed as a burying ground.
In Golden graveyard are the remains of an old Abbey. William de Burgh and his son Walter are buried there.

Collector
John Lacey
Gender
male
Address
Ballyneill, Co. Tipperary
Informant
James Lacey
Gender
male
Address
Ballyneill, Co. Tipperary
Language
English