School: Valleymount

Location:
Valleymount, Co. Wicklow
Teacher:
Dll. Ó Cochláin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0917, Page 019

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Jump from the road across Burgage bridge down to the river bed and he did so.

His head is carved on the bridge on the left hand side going to Blessington.
Captain Smith is dead about 50 years.

There is an old monument in Russborough. It is placed over Lord Milton and his three racehorses. There is an iron railing around it.

The monument is about ten feet long and six feet wide. There is a big stone about four feet in height and on top of the stone there is a brass plate. On this plate there is a(n) inscription about Lord Milton and his horses. One horse’s name was Ala Beauter. Once when she was in a race the jockey was holding her back. Another horse passed her she squealed and nearly spoke. This was the (was) only race that she did not win. When Lord Milton and his three horses

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Collector
John Egan
Gender
male
Address
Boystown or Baltyboys Upper, Co. Wicklow
Informant
Bartle Egan
Gender
male
Address
Boystown or Baltyboys Upper, Co. Wicklow
Language
English