School: Dulargy (roll number 13670)

Location:
An Dúleargaidh, Co. Lú
Teacher:
James Mc Creesh
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0660, Page 046

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  1. V. Along the Ballymascanlon shore is a small cove called "The Bishop's hole". It seems that in old times a bishop of the name of Donnelly had a hiding place in the sandy bank and he used this little cove as a bathing place. His fate is not known but some say he was captured and that his body was interred in Ballymascanlon churchyard. It is quite a common saying "Let us have a swim in the bishop's hole".
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  2. Stories

    James O'Hare also says that in the penal days when Wolfe McNeill was flogging all the poor of the district...

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      1. tréimhsí staire sonracha (~25)
        1. aimsir na bpéindlíthe (~4,335)
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  3. Stories

    A man named McKenny and his family lived along Bellurgan road.

    VI. Jame O'Hare tells his story also.
    A man named McKenny and his family lived along Bellurgan road. Well one day the man and wife went to town leaving the children to look after the house. All went well till evening and there was no sign of their return the children
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