The oldest house around here is the Malt House, about 2 miles from the school. In old times, they made malt there. The old ruins remain but part was taken away for building purposes.
Collector: Anne Quirke
Informant: James Quirke, Windfield, Menlough, Co. Galway
Place: Ballinrooaun, Co. Galway
Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie