School: Holy Faith Convent, Kilcoole

Location:
Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow
Teacher:
Sr M. Eithne

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Holy Faith Convent, Kilcoole | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0928, Page 033

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ago it was taken by Mr. Massey and name changed to Avon House.

There is another old house owned by Mr. Grey, he belongs to an old family, his brother Robert Grey bought what was left of the wrecked ship "Isabella". This vessel was wrecked 66 years ago. He put the figure head of a lady on the gate pier and called it "Isabella from Portafera"

This gate pier is supposed to be the present one but the lady's head is not discernible

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At the end of Garretts field near the village there is an old hollow and every night a band of fairies used to come and dance and sing this.

At the end of the Garretts field near the village there is an old hollow and every night a band of fairies used to come and dance and sing this - (Mrs. Garrett says so.)

Informant
Mrs Garrett
Gender
female
Language
English