School: An Scairbh (B.)

Location:
Scarriff, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Seosamh Mac Siúrdáin

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Folklore - Place Names

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0591, Page 107

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The following are some of the places in this district what have Irish names.
Massrock. Cappabane. During the Penal days the hunted priests celebrated mass there. In recent years Revd. Father Halpin got an iron cross erected there, and some trees planted around it.
Poll Braddock Cappabane. Poll Braddock is the name of some caves, which were never explored, as a few men who entered them could not go very far on account of the bad air.
Poll-An-Ass. Cappabane. It is the name of a waterfall,

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Collector
Tomás De Bláca
Gender
male
Address
Cappaghabaun Mountain, Co. Clare
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Age
45
Address
Cappaghabaun Mountain, Co. Clare
Language
mixed
Location
Cappaghabaun Mountain