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  1. My Home District - Carrickavee

    Language
    Mixed
    Informant
    James King

    there I'll get my bag full,
    And I daren't go to Mullaghmore for the
    women there would beat me
    And if I went to Carrickavee the asses
    there would eat me.
    The land is hilly and there is no bog at all in it only streams.
    There is a stream that runs the far side of the road and it divides Carrickavee from Mullaghmore and it runs on and divides Cormaddyduff from Mullaghmore.

  2. The Priest's Hill

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Margaret Maguire
    Occupation
    teacher
    Informant
    James Shannon
    Age
    76

    About a mile from the school in the townland of Aughnacreevy is a hill known as the Priest's Hill. Here a priest lived in the Penal Days and it is said that he celebrated Mass in a glen in Mullaghmore, not far from the village of Ardlogher.
    I have heard on good authority that the priest was a Father Brian McGurrin and that many miracles were performed by him. He was buried in the old grave-yard known locally as the relic. Here St Dallan's Church founded about the year 580, stood