School: An Gleann, Graiguenamanagh

Location:
Glynn, Co. Carlow
Teacher:
P. Ó Flaithbheartaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0903, Page 083

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There were seven soldiers fighting...

There were seven soldiers fighting on a mountain in Ballycrinegan. There were only five soldiers fighting against seven. The seven killed the five and buried them where they killed them, and put heaps of stones on their graves. The heaps of stones can be seen till this day

Collector
Richard Dreelan
Gender
male
Age
13
Occupation
farmer
Address
Ballycrinnigan, Co. Carlow
Informant
Edward Foley
Gender
male
Age
63
Address
Ballycrinnigan, Co. Carlow
Language
English