School: Turlough, Béal an Chloga (roll number 14872)

Location:
Turlough, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Áine, Bean Uí Éalaidhe

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Turlough Aill Bhuidhe. ...

Turlough. Aill Buidhe. Poll Sagart. Poll a Phuca. Poll an adhmaid. Red hill. Coul Sally. Sgeach Bhrighde.
Turlough is so called because there are so many turloughs around it.
Aill Buidhe. Gold is hidden there.
Poll Sagart. The people say that priests used to hide there during the penal days.
Poll an Phuca. Fairies are said to be in Poll a Phuca.
Poll an adhmaid. Many years ago it was a great forest but is now cut.
Red hill is so called because it is covered with heath.
Could Sally. An old woman named Sally used to live there.
Sgeach Bhrighde. St Brigid visited Sgeach and it is called in honour of St Brigid.

Collector
John P. Kerin
Gender
male
Informant
Jim Kerin
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Address
Gortaclare, Co. Clare
Language
English