School: St. Cronan's, Bray

Location:
Bray, Co. Wicklow
Teacher:
Patrick Mac Donnell

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0912, Page 063

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In a place called Heywood, Ballinakill County Leix in an estate owned by the late Sir Hutchison Powe. This estate was owned by the trenches and next by the Donvilles. It is now the Leix county Hospital. The court stood on an acre of ground and there were stables for twenty coach horses. There are also two ponds, the Masklock and the Black Pond. There is also a church called the Black Church where lie it is supposed, the bodies of the family. Queer things have been known to happen in it. The dead coach is supposed to been driven backwards and forwards. It used to start at the

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Collector
Nicholas Delaney
Gender
male
Address
O'Byrne Road, Co. Wicklow
Informant
Mr Thomas Delaney
Gender
male
Address
O'Byrne Road, Co. Wicklow
Language
English