School: Donard

Location:
Donard, Co. Wicklow
Teacher:
T. Moynihan

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0914, Page 011

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This is a high mound of earth, situated about 1/4 mile South of Donard and visible from the village Green. There are the traces of three rings.

Nearer to the village than the mound is a Graveyard with the ruins of a small Church. To the Right of the door is a peculiar flat stone of granite with Carving. It is said this marks the Grave of St Sylvester.
(Portion about the grave told me by Mr John Allen who lives 10yds from the Graveyard ).

Informant
Mr John Allen
Gender
male
Language
English

There are the remains of about Twenty Raths to be seen within a Radius of [one] three miles from Donard. The is a spring well near most of these.

Some Farmers believe it

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