School: Valleymount

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0917, Page 069

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the Granagbeg to the Wicklow Gap road which joins West and East Wicklow.

George Miley 50 yr
Granamore
Blessington
Thomas Mahon
Valleymount

We have a field in Lugnaskea by the name of Ganarání. It is in " after grass " now. It is a flat field with no stones and a few bushes round it. There are some ferns and briars there.

We have a field down in the bog by the name of Mullán. It is a rushy field and grass can only be seen in parts of it. It is for milch cows because they can graze in among the rushes.
There is another field joining the Mullán by the name of Carnasilóg. It is wet ground and only coarse meadow grows there. There is a spring well in it. This field is divided up into five parts by drains in order to let the water soak away. A brook divides this field from the Ballinahown grounds. The Mullán and Carnasilóg will be submerged

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Collector
Myles Cullen
Gender
male
Address
Ballyknockan, Co. Wicklow
Informant
Laurence Cullen
Gender
male
Age
60
Occupation
farmer
Address
Ballyknockan, Co. Wicklow
Language
mixed