School: Scoil na mBráthar, Tráighlí

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

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The Banshee of Thonavane

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0440, Page 214

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Away to the west of Tralee directly over the little village of Blenerville is Thinavane Glen. Through this Glen runs a rapid river which empties itself into a sea creek at lower Thonavane.
At two points in this Glen are to be found the remains of Druids settlements or villages. There are two Druids altars circular in shape like large mill-stones. The dismantled remains of a large Cromolag. The lower portion of the walls of the Beehive stone

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Collector
Gerald Griffin
Gender
male
Age
12
Informant
Tom Kerrins
Relation
relative (other than parent or grandparent)
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Caheranne, Co. Kerry
Language
English