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  1. St. Sinech.
    Patroness of Crohane
    The ancient parish of Crohane, which now forms the western portion of the parish of Ballincurry, in the Barony of Slieveardagh, comprised the following townlands :- Crohane Upper and Lower, Kilnahone, Coolquill, part of Lickfin, Ballykerin, Ballincurry, and Gurtanasey.
    Although there is but little in the vicinity of it's old church site to attract the attention of the superficial observer, yet Crohane can justly lay claim to high antiquity. John O'Donovan, LL.D, the celebrated Irish scholar and antiquarian, had occasion to visit the place in 1840 in connection with his duties in the historical department of the Ordinance Survey; his work in that capacity resulted in a series of letters bearing on the topography and antiquities of almost

  2. Old Roads

    Language
    English
    Informant
    John Tobin
    Age
    60

    There is a road going down by the Two Trees, and it is called the New Line. It was made in the Famine Times. There was a road going out by the Moat of Crohane. It was starting from Mrs Grace's in Newtown to the old Protestant Church in Crohane.

  3. Páirc na Ropairí

    Language
    English
    Informant
    Philip Walsh

    and split his head in two. This robber was from Crohane and when he didn't return that night, his wife came to look for him. She found him dead and put him up on her shoulders and carried him home to Crohane.

  4. is, she herself, in Cruachan Maige Abna in Eoganacht of Cashel. Sinech, i.e. Fergna is her father's name. Or she is ergna i.e., good, from Cruachan Maige Abna.
    The Calendar of Documents relating to Ireland contains lists of valuation and taxation of various parishes throughout the country made by orders of Pope Boniface viii in the year 1302. On those lists the Church of Crohane appears as follows :-
    Diocese of Cashel.
    Deanery of Slefardach.
    The Church of Crohane was twice taxed because there are diverse rectors there of whom one died, and on his behalf the church is vacant; the first jurors said that the whole church is worth : value 16 marks. Tenth 21s. 4d
    Magh Abna, or Mowney, which lies to East of Crohane, is a small parish containing the following townlands as enumerated in old documents - Shanagarry, Garrynoe, Knockankit, Dundrenan, and Kilmocullmoge. On the Down Survey Map (1654) there is one townland unnamed, the boundaries of which correspond to

  5. Ballincurry, N.S. 11389
    Thurles.
    Co. Tipperary
    Built and opened 1875.
    Original school located in Crohane. called Crohane N.S.
    Manager. John Ryan D.D. P.P.
    native of this locality, distinguished Churchman.
    Teachers (transferred from Crohane, N.S. to Ballincurry, N.S.) - Principal - Garrett O'Sullivan
    Assistant - Margaret Croke.

  6. Holy Wells

    Language
    English
    Informant
    John Tobin
    Age
    60

    There is a holy well in Mr James Mc Carthy's Crohane and in Mr Kennedy's field. A long time ago there was a bishop killed in Killinan. His name was Bishop Tinan. There is a pot there and there is a lot of water in it. It is always bubbling. It is called The Boiling Pot. Where the

  7. (no title)

    A long time ago a giant went up on Sliabh na mBan to throw a big stone to Thurles.

    Language
    English
    Informant
    John Tobin
    Age
    70

    A long time ago a giant went up on Sliabh na mBan to throw a big stone to Thurles. It slipped out of his hands and lodged on the Moat of Crohane.

  8. (ar leanamhaint)

    Cloncurry (Cluain Curraigh)
    a townland south of Ballintaggart - meadow of the marsh

    Boulea - full name on map of Down Survey

    Boulintlea - Buaile an t-Sléibhe
    milking or feeding yard of the mountain situated in the Slievardagh Hills.

    There is a valley in Crohane called Glenamorna (Gleann na mBóirne) Glen of the large stones. Boireann.
    Springfield. The old Irish name for this was
    Gortacrohaigh (Gort a' Cróchaigh)

    Jessfield named from a petty landlord who lived there named Jessy Lloyd. He is buried in Kilcooley. The old name on the Down Survey Map was Kilmakenoge. A part of Jessfield bordering on the Munster River is called Shana Kyle but this is not marked on the Ordnance map. It probably means old church ( Sean Cill) as there is an old graveyard nearby and a monastery is believed to be there formerly.

    The Munster River: Amh Muimhneach in Humphrey O'Sullivan's diaries: called Brooke O Moynagh in maps of Down Survey 1653. separating Munster from Leinster, Parish of Ballingarry from Kilinanagh etc(?) O means abha Moynagh = Muimhneac

    Gortnascologue near Jessfield in Irish Gort na Scológ the farmers' field.

    Crosorum (Cros Odhram) in townland of Crohane.

  9. the district around Knockroe, where the ancient church of Mowney stood. This was evidently the old townland of Kilmocullmoge, a name which signifies the Church of Mochamhog, a celebrated Irish Saint who lived towards the end of the sixth century. The Down Survey Map shows another townland written Kilmakenoge, in the parish of Ballingarry, now known as Jessfield in loving memory of a Cromwellian soldier named Jesse.
    Mary O'Shea.
    Crohane.

  10. Brawnacurtha, Carthys Crohane

    Banades - Mahers Wilford
    Cónáns, William Whytes Moonverrin
    Gort na Winne agus gort Creis - Henry Duggans Newtown
    Bántóigín - Paddy Tobins Prospect
    Pullavóom, Tommy Mahers Wilford
    Curracs, Jack Dorans Corbally
    Rístíns, Bill Hickes Newtown
    Gort Sgeach - Tom Whytes Bushypark
    Gort na h-Abhann, Hughes Ballyrichard
    Páirc na Ba, Hughes Ballyrichard
    Gort Rúa, Jack Moroneys Kyle
    Ra Hay, John Leahys Knockroe
    Sean a Beithis Corner, Hughes Knockroe
    Cor na Cille, Edmond Hall Kyle
    Páirc Aoirde, Mullalys Priestown
    Seana Gort, Phelans Bellview
    Bánárds, Hanly Ballycullen
    Caughtys, Caseys Corbally
    Spod, Jim Whelans Corbally
    Cunna, Coursing. Blackmore Crohane
    Poolavóón, Bradshaws, Lismoynan
    Cnoc na Pársúin - George Hayden's Parsinshill
    Móine Dubh, Jack Haydens Lismoynan
    Tobar de Tíann, John Coadys, Moyne

  11. Tinnock (Tigh an Chnuich)

    means "house on the hill". It is so called because there is a hill in it.

    Ballinagarry (Baile an Gharrdha)
    means "town of the garden". The land is fairly good for tillage.

    Glengall (Gleann Gall)
    means the "glen of the foreigners". It is not known why it got this name.

    Ballintaggart (Baile an tSagairt)
    means "town of the priest". No parish here . not

    Mohober (Mágthobair)
    means "plain of the well". It is a very level townland.

    Gragaugh (Gráigeác)
    a form of the word "gráigh" which means "hamlet".

    Shangarry (Seangharrdha) - means "old garden"

    Crohane (Crúacán)
    means "round hill". There is a round hill in the townland. An old parish (1653)

    Ballincurry (Bhaile an Curraigh)
    means "town of the marsh". There are marshes in the townland.

    Clashduff (Clais Dubh) - means the "black trench".

    Lisnamrock (Lios na mBroth)
    means "fort of the badgers". There are many forts in the townland.

    Ballyphilip (Baile Pilibh) - means "Philip's town"

    Ballaghboy (Bealach Buide) - means the "yellow way".

    Boulea (Buaile) - means "milking yard"

    Carroe (Ceathramadh)
    means "fourth part" of the old parish of Crohane.

    Reabaun ( Réidh Bán) - means "level field"

    Knocknacourta (Cnoch an Cúirte)
    means "hill of the mansion"

  12. every district in Ireland. In those letters O'Donovan brought to light some interesting facts regarding the Patroness of Crohane, St. Sinech. "The is the place", he says, "called Cruachan Maige Abnae - i.e., Croghane - Mowney, in the Festology of Aengus at the 5th of October; for the glossographer places it in the territory of Eoganacht Chaisil. This is rendered absolutely certain by the existence of the well of the Patron Saint and of other names of places in it's vicinity which the ancient authorities place in Eoganacht Chaisil as Daire na bflann, etc."
    The name signifies the round hill in the plain of Abhna, which may be interpreted the plain of the river. Magh Abhnai, the name of the plain, is still retained in that of the parish of Moy-Owney, which bounds this on the East.
    Sinech ingen Fergnae,
    Cruacháin Muige Abnach.
    Sinech, daughter of Fergna of Croghane,
    - moy-Owney.
    Aengus the Culdee.

  13. Bailte Fearainn

    Language
    Irish

    Cruachán (Crohane)

    Sa feilire tugtar Cruachán Muighe Abhna ar an áit seo
    (The round peak of the plain of the river)
    Bhí an sean eaglais suidhthe i gCruachán Íoct ar thaobh an gleanna ach níl ann anois ach fotharach. Baintear uasáid as an sean-reilig fós.
    In-aice na reilge atá tobar beannuighthe Tobar Sineach. Sibneach - naomh phatrún Cruacháin: Ní úsáidtear an t-uisge beannuighthe anois agus ní théigheann aoinne ar cuaird ann ach cómh beag.
    Tá sean caisleán ann leis - timcheall fiche troigh ar aoirde agus na fallaí naoi troighthe ar leitéád: tá cuid beag den céad úrlár ann fós.

    Sean leacha ag Cruachán:
    Lieut Minchin of Wilford (Shangarry) a Cromwellian officer, ancestor of the Minchin families of Co. Tipperary.
    Another to the Milley family (Cromwellian also)

  14. Crohane Old School

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Alice Lahart

    Crohane old School.
    Old observations Books preserved.
    Earliest Record 30th June 1856.
    Examination from 10 oclock till 3 oclock
    Site purchased by Public subscription from a Cottier in 1830.-
    Opened in 1830- as a Hedge School
    Recognised as a national School 1852-

    Dimensions -
    Area of site 3 perches
    Internal Dimensions 25½ft by 14f
    External " 29" by 17½"
    Height to Eave = 6ft
    School Furniture -
    4 forms (or seats) each 6ft long -

  15. Kilboy - Cill Buidhe: an old church and well
    Ballaghbuidhe - Ballaghboy, a district in Ballinure townland
    Kilcarney - Cill Cearnaigh do
    Clonbrogan - Cluanbrogáin, townland in Moyglass parish
    Kilbreedy - Cill Brighdhe townland in Killenaule parish

    Doire na Gleann
    Derry na Glann - two islands in the Killeens bog. One is now called Gobán Saor island
    Tobarnavoher - Name of well to south of Killenaule
    Tobar-na-Colleens - Name of town well in Killenaule E
    Roan - Ruadhan ( Roan Moley )
    Lismortagh - Lios Murtach. townland south of Killenaule
    Cooleach - Cúileach Remains of church and graveyard
    Cooleagh - Cúl Aodh townland in Ballinure district
    Cooldine - Cúl Doimhin in Killens townland
    Curragh - Currach in same district
    Cleragh - Cléireac in same district
    Ballinagleragh - Baile na gCléirigh Ballinure district
    Ballinure - Baile an Iubhair, crossroads in Noan
    Noan - An Uaimh? There is a large cave in this place
    Crohane - a distirct in Ballingarry parish
    Garrane - Gearrán townland SE of Killenaule
    Graigue - Graig - district SE of Killenaule
    Rathroe - Rath Ruadh Hill over Killenaule, 2 old raths
    Boherlug - Bothar Log: now called Cashel Road Killenaule
    Clashawley - Clais Áluinn, River rising in Killenaule
    The Clasheens - Claisíns: the name of several swampy fields