Scoil: Grange (uimhir rolla 3759)

Suíomh:
An Ghráinseach, Co. Shligigh
Múinteoir:
Tomás de Búrca

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Disused Burial Places

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Bailiúchán na Scol, Imleabhar 0155, Leathanach 236

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Disused burial places.
There is an old disused graveyard in the townland of Ardnaglass near Grange, Co Sligo in a field owned by Mrs Moffit of Grange. This field is used now for meadow and grazing.
This graveyard was used only as a burial place for unbaptised children about eighty years ago.
There is a large fairy fort in this field and it is said that the children's graves are in and around the fort.
There was a flax mill in this field and every morning when the workmen went to work in it they used to see the tracks of little feet in the mill. They thought these were made by the children who had been buried in the fort.
Unbaptised children were also buried at a place called Sthawid on

(leanann ar an chéad leathanach eile)
Bailitheoir
Patrick Feeney
Inscne
fireann
Seoladh
Achadh Gaid, Co. Shligigh
Faisnéiseoir
James Feeney
Inscne
fireann
Aois
circa 68
Gairm bheatha
farmer
Seoladh
Achadh Gaid, Co. Shligigh
Teanga
Béarla