Placenames & Heritage Notes

Cornagrus

CornagrusCornagrus is an isolated graveyard with a certain amount of mystery attached. It's located on a hillside west of Wicklow Gap, in Knocknadroose, a little less than a kilometre from…

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Gala Rock

Gala RockThe local placename Gala Rock came to my attention a couple of years ago, but with no exact location, just that it was near Bray. Local man Maurice O’B…

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Local Sources

Local SourcesWhen it comes to collecting placenames, the best kind of local sources are those interested in the project and who are both knowledgeable and well known in the community.…

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