School: Moyderwell Convent of Mercy (roll number 13530)

Location:
Moyderwell, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Siúracha na Trócaire

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0441, Page 249

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núair a téigidís thar imeall an poill agus is minic a tuit ainmhídhe síos ann ach ní fúarathas riamh iad.

ó Eibhlín bean Uí Shúilleabháin, Mináird Thoir

A few miles south of the mountains known as the "Two Paps" which are in the parish of Rathmore, East Killarney, is a small field surrounded by large stone walls. An ancient story tells us that these walls were built one night by St. Crobhdhearg. She had intended to build seven walls but just as she had half the fourth one built she saw a man approaching with a stick and halter. She fled leaving the work unfinished. The intruder was a native of Claideach, a place on the other side of the hills

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Collector
Nora O' Connor
Gender
female
Address
Ballinillane, Co. Kerry
Informant
Thomas T.P. O' Connor
Relation
unknown
Gender
male
Age
88
Address
Rathmore, Co. Kerry
Language
English