School: Coratillon

Location:
Corratillan, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
M. Ó Beirn

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0967, Page 016

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A battle was fought in Crocán na gCamps, Derryconnessy; Corlough. Co. Cavan.
It is supposed to have been fought between the Gael and Danes.
When the cavalry were coming to Crocán na gCamps they had a row and fought, a battle. The fought in Tullyvella and Conspud. It is not known which side won the battle, but they are still supposed to fight, at certain times of the year at night, and it is thought to be a bad sign of disturbance when dead people come back to fight.

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Collector
Mollie Mc Govern
Gender
female
Address
Muineal, Co. Cavan
Informant
Mrs James Mc Govern
Gender
male
Address
Muineal, Co. Cavan
Language
English