rock or rocks
Sleepy Rock
(English)

Centrepoint

52.1759, -7.70757latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1837-42
Sleepy Rock
SO 6"
1907
Carraig a Chodlata
'"Rock of the Sleeping"; because, says one authority, here, in the shelter of the overhanging legde, robbers, &c., slept by day. Donnchadh Ruadh, the poet, lived here for a time.'
PN Decies

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