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

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0615, Page 049

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There are many names of places in this parish. ...

There are many names of places in this parish. Here are some of them. The field of the streams. Gaire Árd. Gaire na feócadán. Poll na gcat. The lios. Gaire fada. Gaire táilliúir.
The field of the streams. There are little streams flowing from a wall through the field.
Gaire Árd. This garden is up on a hight with trees growing all round it.
Gaire na feócadán. There are always thistles growing in the field every year.
Poll na gcat. It is said that cats are heard every Tuesday and every Saturday night fighting and killing one another.
The lios. It is said that there are fairies in the lios. It is a round hollow in the fields with trees growing all round it.
Gaire fada. Gaire fada is a big long garden about five acres.
Gaire táilliúr. It is said that a tailor named Patch Hynes lived in a coul there long ago.

Collector
Chris Droney
Gender
male
Informant
James Droney
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Address
Bealaclugga, Co. Clare
Language
mixed