TRANSLATING THE LIFE OUT OF IT
“Gleann na gCaorach
means something beautiful.
Glenageary means nothing at all.”
From ‘Half a Hug’ by Pat Ingoldsby, Willow Publications 1998. Gleann na gCaorach = glen/valley of the sheep
Your Challenge: Check out a place name in your locality and interpret your findings in a photo, six word poem, or in a drawing
Check out http://www.logainm.ie/ga/ to find the origin of names in your locality
or search for a place names in Co. Galway here (Galway City Library), Co. Clare here (Clare County Library) or Co. Mayo here (Mayo County library)