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 218

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Toms "Faidin" or Sparan.
This name is given to a small field in Mr Tom Reilly's land. It is so called because it is shaped like a purse.
John P. Fitzpatrick.
N.B. All the above are situated in the townland of Drumcase, in the parish of Killdallon.
Paddy's Gap.
This is only a hollow in whins, where the sun seems to set facing every May day. It is so called because it was owned by a man named Mr Patrick Burns. It is situated now on the land of the late Mr Stephen Burns, Drumbo.
John P. Fitzpatrick.
The following place names are in Toneyaragher, Milltown, Belturbet.

The Flat Park.
Long ago football matches were held there, and some or the players are alive yet.

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Collector
John P. Fitzpatrick
Gender
male
Language
English
Location
Drumkerril