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 264

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Ta sliabh in aice mo thighse sa bhaile agus tugtar "Cum A' Chiste" air. Ta sgeul ag baint leis an ainm sin. Nuair a bhi na Sasanaig agus na Spanaig ag troid le na cheile fado, deirtear gur thainig long Spaineach isteach i dtraig na Spainig (ata ar bhun lothar). Ag (teic) os na Sasanaigh a bhi si agus bhi (lost) or ar bord aice. Thainig an captaen amach agus stop nior bhain do go dti gur thanaig se go chum a' chiste. Do dhein se poll mor sa' chre agus do chuir se an ciste or isteach ann agus do cludaig se e aris. Bhi learsgail na haite aige agus do mhearcail se an ait 'na raibh an tor air agus d'imthig se leis abhaile. Cupla bliain 'na dhiagh sin nuair a bhi siochan idir an dha thir do seol an captaen go dti costa na h-Eireann airis. Do cuaid se go Doire Fhianan ait 'na raibh shean-athair Dhomhnall Ui Chonaill agus d'iarr se air an dtabharfhadh se cabhair do chun an t-or d'fhagailt agus go dtabharfhadh se cuid de do. Do chuaid an beirt acu go dti an cum agus le cabhair o'n

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Collector
Seósaimhín Ní Mheidhre
Gender
female
Address
Loher, Co. Kerry
Informant
Tadhg Ó Murchúdha
Gender
male
Address
Waterville, Co. Kerry
Language
Irish