School: Moyderwell Convent of Mercy (roll number 13530)

Moyderwell, Co. Kerry
Siúracha na Trócaire
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0441, Page 256

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0441, Page 256

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  3. XML “Throwing Weights”
  4. XML “Distinguished Poets”
  5. XML “Signs of the Weather”

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  1. Throwing the half hundred weight was a game very much appreciated the natives of Rathmore. Thomas T.P. O'Connor now an aged man of 88 was a distinguished caster. He was an out size and locally known as "Big Tom" or "Tom Fada".
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    1. genre
      1. weather-lore (~6,442)
      2. poetry
        1. folk poetry (~9,504)
    2. activities
      1. social activities (~7)
        1. entertainments and recreational activities (~5,933)
    Nora O' Connor
    Rathmore, Co. Kerry
    Thomas O' Connor
    Rathmore, Co. Kerry
  3. It is generally believed that when the hills seem near that rain is approaching. Other signs of rain are - the flight of crows after nightfall, the screaming of the curlún(curlew) when they flew near the ground and when the road is swarmed with ants.
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