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- (continued from previous page)The "Moaneen"
The "Moaneen" is a field owned by Maher of Clonan House. About 200 years there was a gentleman named Pretty. He had a great racing mare - the best in the world. She won a lot of races.
One day after winning a race in Pretty's field she lay down. she was 3 days lying and moaning all the time. It was because of her moans the field was called "Moaneen"Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Bee's Garden
We have a field called "Bee's Garden" because a man named Jack Bees had a house in that field.Coarse Meadow
We have another field called "Coarse Meadow" because the grass is very coarse in it.Long Meadow
There is another field near us by the name of the "Long Meadow"
because it is a long meadowLeahy's Hill
There is a hill in our field called "Leahy's Hill" because there was a man by the name of Tom Leahy living on it who was a spinner and weaver.Church Field
There is a field of Paddy Greed's in Skehana called the "Church Field" because there was a church yard in it one time.Gorman's Field
There is another field of John Clarke's Shanakill called "Gorman's Field" because there was a man named Jack Gorman living in it.(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.