School: Drumkerl

Location:
Drumkerril, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
Ml. Mac Aoidh

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Local Place Names

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0970, Page 215

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The Long Plain.
It got its name because it is a long level field.
The Show Field.
It got its name because there was a show held in it long ago.
Slattering Hollow.
It got its name because it is said that it was filled with dead bodies during the Famine Times. The above names re in the townland of Drummully, Killeshandra, Co. Cavan.
The Ferny Bray.
It got its name because it was covered with ferns long ago.
The Bush Field.
It got its name because there is a whitethorn bush growing in the centre of it.
The Rye Bottom.
It got its name because rye was grown in it long ago.
The Bog Bridge
It got its name because it is in the middle of a bog. The above names are in the townland of Snackiel, Killeshandra, Co Cavan.

Collector
Paul Farrelly
Gender
male
Language
English
Location
Drumkerril