School: Scoil na mBráthar, Tráighlí

Location:
Tralee, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
An Br. Breathnach

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A Legend of Tonacilla - Hidden Treasure

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0440, Page 170

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Many years ago, long after the Battle of Clontarf there lived an Irish Chieftain around Blenerville who was called Moran O'Sullivan. From him Blenerville got its name.
(Caiair Ui Moran or the fortress of Moran.)
There was an Irish Chieftain living at Tonavane at Tonacilla who was called O Flynn. A Danish sea-king who had a fortress at the foot of Tonavane compelled O Flynn to pay him tribute.
O Flynn had a young son who was growing up to be a fine young man. War broke out in Ireland

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Collector
Gerald Griffin
Gender
male
Informant
Mr Tom Kerrins
Relation
relative (other than parent or grandparent)
Gender
male
Age
circa 60
Address
Caheranne, Co. Kerry
Language
English