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clochan

clochan houses in County Kerry
A type of primitive building peculiar to Ireland, usually having a beehive form, constructed of the masonry usually neither dressed nor cemented; a single stone covers the apex.
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Junior Minister Joe McHugh said: "This decision shows the Government's commitment to consolidating employment in areas such as An Clochan Liath in order to sustain viable, rural communities and, in particular, to support the Irish language as the community language in a strong Gaeltacht area.
William, of Clochan, Moray, said: "It's absolutely overwhelming.
The tribute at Clochan, near Fochabers, will be unveiled by Charles on Tuesday.
William Rae, 72, of Clochan, Moray, grew up with a foster family and spent decades trying to trace his roots without success.
A"celebration of her life"was held at the Moray Crematorium at Clochan, near Buckie.
ie or contact The Irish Seal Sanctuary, An Clochan, Tobergregan, Garristown, Co Dublin.
Father-of-two Sutcliffe, of Clochan, near Buckie, Banffshire, admitted yesterday it was possible his hand may have come into contact with the girl's 'private area' but there wasno sexual intent.
I am trying to trace Ian McGregor, or Gray, originally from Langside, Aberdeen- shire, last known in Clochan, Banffshire, in the '50s.
Pausing by the dry stone clochans where a woman hung behind, her voice rising as she sang some old plainchant, the sound belling in the wind until Michael wasn't sure it was the woman's voice at all.
Six intact clochans remain but to reach them you would have to brave the cruel Irish sea, dock on the slippery landing station and negotiate 600 slippery steps, carved from the vertical rock in the 7th century, before reaching the dwellings - not for us coach potatoes.
His "belle harangue," as he calls it, has no logic or rhetorical order and consists of a string of inept pseudo-arguments ("We need the bells to preserve the vines from bad weather," or "I can offer you pardons if you will return the bells") and word associations ("Omnis clocha clochabilis, in clocherio clochando, clochans clochativo clochare facit clochabiliter clochantes").