School: Islandanny (roll number 5748/9)

Rea, Co. Kerry
Máire, Bean Uí Chatháin

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Fairy Forts

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0406, Page 433

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There is one fort in the district named the Rathorn fort. There are many stories told about it and this is one of them.
It is supposed that about a hundred yards east of the fort there was a castle and in this castle there lived an Abbot. This Abbot was the Superior of a company of monks. In this fort there lived a very high chief who had an only daughter. This girl got from her father a frieze suit and got the weight of herself of gold.

S. O Connor
Rathoran, Co. Kerry