School: Maigh Ard

Location:
Maigh Ard, Co. na Gaillimhe
Teacher:
Máirtín Ó Dubhshlain
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0006, Page 113

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  1. Moyard: a village, it means on a high plain, The name comes from the Irish for high plain.
    Garraunbawn: The Irish for white horse. There is an old story that there were seven sisters drowned in a lake in the village, and that every seven years since then a white horse comes out of the lake.
    Cnockmaráh: The hill of the fort.
    Ballinakill: The village of the church.
    Bundailish: The Irish for at the bottom of two fairy forts.
    Kylemore: The Irish for a big wood.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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    1. áit-spás-timpeallacht
      1. seanchas áitiúil, dinnseanchas (~10,595)
    Language
    English
    Location
    Maigh Ard, Co. na Gaillimhe
    Collector
    null
    Gender
    Male