School: Beale (1) (roll number 7660)

Beal, Co. Kerry
Martin Beasley
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0399, Page 029

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    Local Place Names
    Asdee - Caislean a castle Eas a waterfall, Dubh black
    Craughdarrig - Red marsh
    Athima - ath-ime-the ford of the dam
    Ahafona - The ford of the ground
    Ballingowan - The town or place of the Smith's
    Ballincrossig - The place of the cross.
    Ballyduff - black town
    Bally brennan O Grenna's townland
    Ballylongford - The ford mouth of the fortress
    Ballyloughran - O'Loughran's town.
    Coolatoosane - back of the long hairy looking grass (soosawn)
    Coolaclarig - back of the level land (or corner)
    Derryco - oak wood of Cuckoos - doire (cuack)
    Doonaha - fort of the ford
    Gootmaskehy - The fields of the white thorns
    Knockanuve - The hill of the yew trees
    Leaca - a hillside
    Lahardane - Leath-Ard half a height, gently sloping ground or eminence
    Lakesrough - half Ploughland Leath - half, seisreach ploughland
    Lick - flag or stone- flat surfaced rock.
    Listowel - O'Thoohal's fort
    Pollagh - land full of pits or holes
    Shroneowen - the nose of the river.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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    Beal, Co. Kerry
    Michael Griffin
    Bromore West, Co. Kerry