School: Monaseed (roll number 15937)

Location:
Monaseed, Co. Wexford
Teacher:
Nioclás Ó Diomasaigh

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Local Place Names

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0889, Page 044

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The iron road is a road leading from Monaseed to the Brook which is about a quarter of a mile in length. No one knows why it was called by this name.

There is a long lane in Connahill called the Moateen lane. It was probably this because it leads from a moat situated in a field belonging to Larry Byrne Cummer.
There is a field at the end of the Moateen lane called the "Seana Kyle". It is on the lands of Thomas Behan. The name would lead us to believe that there was a wood there long ago but there is no sign of the roots.
There is a field on the lands of Joseph Murray Connahill which has a depression in the middle of it about twice the size of the school. This hollow is called "Leim a'Teine". It is said that "Leim a Teine" is a

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Collector
Richard Doyle
Gender
male
Informant
John Donohoe
Gender
male
Age
50
Address
Ballyconran, Co. Wexford
Language
English