School: Kildangan (C.) (roll number 2292)

Cill Daingin, Co. Chill Dara
Máire Ní Dhonghaile
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0780, Page 156

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    Taken from :- Mary Callan, Cloneygath, Co Kildare
    Long ago there was a big farm situated near Kildangan wherein lived three brothers called Richard, Harry, and Miley. The farm was divided among each man receiving an equal share. The part each got is called newby its former owner's name. - named Richardson, Harristown and Milerstown.
    The "Bawn" is called so because it is a grazing district and under the grass tree is nothing but white sand.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. Taken from :-Peggy Connolly, Lughill, Monasteravan, Co. Kildare.
    In Moore Abbey there is a ell called "Lord Henry's" well; it is called by this name because one day a certain Lord Henry was riding his horse past where the well is at present, and the horse's foot lipped and he found the spring.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. am
      1. tréimhsí staire sonracha (~25)
        1. aimsir na bpéindlíthe (~4,335)
    2. earraí
      1. struchtúir de dhéantús an duine
        1. séadchomharthaí (~6,794)
        2. foirgnimh
          1. scoileanna (~4,094)
    Peggy Connolly
    Leamhchoill, Co. Chill Dara
  3. Taken from:- Marianne Brady, Lughill, Monasterevan, Co Kildare
    the school-house field which got its name from an old school-house which was built there. This field is situated at the side of Brennan's house.
    It was in this school that the first English was spoken. The school-masters parents were
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.