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

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

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Kilwelran Páirc na Srallach Máám Páirc na...

Kilwelran is names after a graveyard.
Páirc na Srallach is named after a still and a place where they used to make poteen long ago.
Máám is named for the great hollow which is in it. There used to be great battles fought in it. The barricades are to be seen in it still.
Páirc na Squire is named after a very rich man who lived there once.
Móinín is a mountain over Bellharbour there are some great holes in. People say one of them is bottomless. There did a woman get killed in it once.
Túrlach is a place where a lake of water collects in the winter and dries in the summer. There were three men drowned in that lake. Their names were McGann and Linnane and Burke.

Collector
John Kelly
Gender
male
Informant
James Kelly
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Address
Kilweelran, Co. Clare
Language
English