School: Dún Amhlaidh (roll number 14614)

Location:
Dunowla, Co. Sligo
Teacher:
Gleadhra Ní Fhiachraigh

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Dún Amhlaidh | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0167, Page 0482

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There was a drowning in the district down at Trága Dhuidé one Sunday evening when a man named James Kerr went out swimming with the local sergeant of Dromore West. He was a good swimmer and had been swimming along the local coast for years. A fortnight afterwards his body was got but it was unrecognisible.
In the year 1921 the Guards barrack and the coast guard's station were burned and nothing remains at present only the walls.