School: Yellow Furze

Yellow Furze, Co. Meath
Síle, Bean Uí Leamhain

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0684, Page 227

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There is a gate called "Crocolough" gate near out house.
It is said that at one time there was a lake near this gate which was drained out by a name named Mr.Austin.
When he had this done he got tons of big sods and threw them into it. It is kind of a hill at present.

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In Dollardstown there is a lovely cave.

It is under the road but long ago it was not a cave but a lovely grotto with statues and holy images in niches in the wall.
The ceiling is ornamented by lovely shells.
The was a passage underground leading from Dollardstown House.
People named lived in this house but since that it has been in the hands of various families.

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