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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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He added: "Our stops were Rothienorman, Aberchirder and Clochan. The second day there were stops at Edinvillie near Aberlour, Rhynie and Craigievar.
Lhanbryde farmer Margaret Anderson blasted the state of a memorial to the Land Girls at Clochan, near Buckie.
Durno, of Cuttlebrae Farm in Buckie's Clochan area, admitted dangerous driving, taking the JCB without consent, possessing a shotgun without a valid licence and failing to care for two Jack Russell terriers.
The Glencolmcille area in Donegal, where the pod is based, is one of the richest in all of Ireland for archaeological remains - fantastic early Christian crosses down in the village (walk the Colm Cille Turas - so rewarding), as well as the underground court tombs at nearby Clochan Mor and Farranmacbride, and amazing dolmens like at Kilclooney.
First-time exhibitors Hugh and LornaThomson of Clochan, near Buckie, made the reserve overall champion with their bullTynet Pegasus.
The tribute at Clochan, near Fochabers, will be unveiled by Charles on Tuesday.
You mean y'haven't heerd anything of the An Clochan Liath community of Irish Jamaican Rastas, lassie?" he teases a pharmacy clerk one evening), or a Ghanain one ("In my village," he gravely tells an openmouthed taxi driver one evening, attempting to present what he imagines as "African dignity" while sharing a proverb once recounted to him by a Ghanaian professor, "we always say that when the elders are sitting on the ground, you don't come as a visitor and ask for a chair").
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.
In the horse lines, the supreme Clydesdale champion was the twoyear-old filly Arradoul Olivia May from Ian Young, Wellheads, Clochan, Buckie.
William Rae, 72, of Clochan, Moray, grew up with a foster family and spent decades trying to trace his roots without success.