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  • She’s above on the cnuceen, seeking the nanny goats, the way she’d have a sup of goat’s milk for to colour my tea.

    Act Two

  • -- She's above on the cnuceen, seeking the nanny goats, the way she'd have a sup of goat's milk for to colour my tea.

    The Playboy of the Western World; a Comedy in Three Acts

  • Afterwards I went out on the cnuceen, a little hill between this cottage and the sea, to watch the people gathering carragheen moss,

    In Wicklow and West Kerry

  • Then there are graves again in the little hollow by the cnuceen, and what we call them is the

    In Wicklow and West Kerry

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  • "So here was I, pulling and hauling, coaxing him to stop at home, and hiding whatever little thing was to be done till evening the way his hands would not be idle. But he had no heart in the work, only listening, always listening, or climbing the cnuceen to see would he catch a glimpse of her coming or going."

    - Frank O'Connor, 'The Bridal Night'.

    September 5, 2008