The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #111958   Message #2366188
Posted By: Jim Carroll
15-Jun-08 - 02:24 AM
Thread Name: Spansel Hill
Subject: RE: Spansel Hill
Spancil - is spelt Spancil - if you know what I mean, but, becausse of the annual horse fair, the name is derived from a hobble used to immobilise a horse, which is a spancel (according to the dictionary of Hiberno-English) - take your pick!
Jim Carroll (County Claire - whoops Clare)