School: Tulach Cruinn, Inis (roll number 7708)

Tullycreen Upper, Co. Clare
Micheál Ó Maranáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0601, Page 048

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  1. BRIOSLÁ (Brisla)
    The break of day. So called because the people of the locality were very early risers

    Tulach Crion. Tulach Chrainn = Tullycrine
    1) the round hill
    2) the withered hill
    3) the hill of the trees
    not known which is correct. Could be Tulach Achrainn or the Hill of the Fighting as dwellers were given to quarrelling and argueing.

    Cnoch na h-ABHANN = Knocknahuane
    1) the hill of the lambs. So called because it was a great place for feeding lambs.
    2) Cnoch na h-Abhann = The Hill of the river. A river divides Knocknahuane from Lower Tullycrine.
    3) Cnoch nah-Uaimhe = Cave Hill. An underground channel or cave is supposed to be running from Thomas Downes' to Pat Gorman's in Knocknahuane.

    CNOCH-OIDHRE = Knockerra
    1) Frosty Hill
    2) The Hill of Erra
    1) supposed to have been covered with ice at one time, for a far longer period than the surrounding districts.
    2) A Giant named Erra is supposed to have
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    1. place-space-environment
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